Injection Molding with Magnesium

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Injection Molding with Magnesium
« on: 06/08/2015 18:00:32 »
A company has devised a rapid injection molding technique that works with magnesium.

http://www.onlineamd.com/proto-labs-magnesium-injection-molding-080415.aspx#.VcOQrflVikp [nofollow]

From what I understand, this will allow the aerospace program to utilize the same material in prototyping stages that it would be using during manufacturing. I'd never heard of thixomolding before but most of my experience is in plastics.