May 5, 2019

Aluminum EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg)

EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg) is one popular AlSi7Mg alloy, widely application industry.

Reference Standard

DIN EN 1706:2013 Aluminium and aluminium alloys – Castings – Chemical composition and mechanical properties  


EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg) Equivalent Aluminum Grades

ASTM B26 Grade 356.0 (UNS A03560)

ASTM B518 Grade 356.0

ASTM B108 Grade 356.0

JIS H5202 Grade AC4C

Casting Manufacture Process for EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg):

  • Sand Casting
  • Permanent Mold Casting
  • Investment Casting


EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg) Chemical Requirement

StandardEN 1706
NumericalEN AC-42000
Chemical SymbolsEN AC – Al Si7Mg
Fe max0.55


Cu max0.20


Mn max0.35


Ni max0.15
Zn max0.15
Pb max0.15
Sn max0.05


Others, each0.05
Others, total0.15

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EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg) Mechanical Property


StandardEN 1706EN 1706EN 1706EN 1706
NumericalEN AC-42000EN AC-42000EN AC-42000EN AC-42000
Chemical SymbolsEN AC-AL Si7MgEN AC-AL Si7MgEN AC-AL Si7MgEN AC-AL Si7Mg
Separately Cast Test PiecesSand CastChill CastInvestment CastPressure Die Cast
Temper DesignationFT6FT6T64FT6
Tensile Strength  Rm


Yield Strength Rp0.2

Mpa, min




Hardness, HBW, min50755590805075


Heat Treatment Process for EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg)

F, as cast

T6, solution heat treated and fully artificially aged

T64, solution heat treated and artificially under-aged


EN-AC42000 (EN AC-AL Si7Mg) Application

Building Industry

Machinery Spare Parts

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