Die casting is one of the most widely used casting processes but what is the difference between Gravity Die Casting and Pressure Die Casting? Both are casting processes used by NovaCast, so we are well placed to explain the differences and discuss the selection criteria. Both forms of Die Casting employ a metal mould into … Read more
ALUMINIUM CASTING ALLOY LM25M
(BS 1490:1988 LM25)
Aluminium Casting Alloy LM25M is a common general purpose alloy of aluminium which is used where good mechanical properties are needed. It has a good resistance to corrosion and has high strength. It responds well to heat treatment and is available in four different conditions. Its uses are increased by its availability in as-cast and partially heat-treated condition as well.
LM25 has numerous applications including electrical, food, chemical and marine. It is extensively used in the automotive sector where cylinder blocks, wheels, heads and other parts are regularly cast in this aluminium alloy. LM25 offers good machinability.
Chemical Composition – Al-Si7Mg0.5
For detailed Chemical Composition, Typical Mechanical Properties and Comparative Specifications please view the LM25M data sheet by filling out the form below.