Table 1: Examples of mechanical properties of thixoformed samples for modified aluminium alloys.

ProcessStarting alloyModified alloysFeedstock production methodHeat treatmentUTS (Mpa)YS (Mpa)Elongation (%)

Thixoforming
(Kapranos et al.) [29]
A390A390 + 1 wt% NiContinuous casting T6411NA0.10
A390 + 4 wt% NiContinuous casting T6354NA0.25
T42701648.0
Rheodie casting (RDC)
(Patel et al.) [34]
A356Al-6Si-2Mg-0.5FeUltrarefining techniqueT53603231.2
T63423121.6
A380 + 0.7 wt% FeNA176.35163.141.62
Thixoforming
(Shabestari and Parshizfard) [35]
A380A380 + 1.5 wt% FePartial meltingNA178.02166.711.45
A380 + 3 wt% FeNA181.11169.021.44