As the lightest structural metal available, Magnesium is primarily used in aircraft and auto-sports applications. It is usually used as a cast alloy containing Zinc, Aluminium and Silicon to give it a range of properties.

When carrying out Weld repairs of these castings the correct selection of the shielding gas and appropriate filler metal is essential to ensure a strong, defect free weld.

Contact the VBC Technical Team for assistance on the best filler wire for your application at