Magnesium

Magnesium is the third most commonly used structural metal, following iron and aluminium.

The main applications of magnesium are, in order: component of aluminium Alloys, in Die-casting (Alloyed with zinc), to remove sulfur in the production of iron and steel, the production of Titanium in the Kroll process.

Magnesium, in its purest form, can be compared with aluminium, and is strong and light, so it is used in several high volume part manufacturing applications, including automotive and truck components.