Castaman

Castaman® - reducing the Carbon Footprint
An alloy family, that use the possibilities of recycling, to a desired high sustainability – to come represented in carbon footprint counter.

Nature’s role model: the lupine, growing from the humus of last year’s crop.

Castaman®-35
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Castaman®-35 [ AlSi10MnMg ]

Areas of use
Large and huge structural car body casting, lighting, automotive engineering, mechanical engineering

Distinguishing characteristics
High pressure die casting alloy with very good casting properties, even with thick-walled designs. Very good corrosion resistance to weathering and water.

Alloy denomination
Chemical denomination: AlSi10MnMg Numerical denomination: 43 500



Chemical composition % of mass]

SiFeCuMnMgZnTiother
9,5 - 11,00,20,030,5 – 0,80,2 – 0,50,100,15Sr
Mechanical properties

Casting MethodTreatment-­
state
YTS
Rp0,2 [N/mm2]
UTS
Rm [N/mm2]
Elongation
A [%]
Brinell hardness
HBW
HPDCT6180 – 280250 – 3406 – 1280 – 110
Processing properties compared to other high pressure die casting alloys

Alloy typeCastaman®-35Silafont-36Silafont-09
Sticking tendencylowlowlow
Die life100%100%100%
Linear shrinkage0,4-0,6%0,4-0,6%0,4-0,6%