Zinc alloys

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Description

Zinc alloys are usually composed of 88-96% Zinc, 4-11% Aluminum, and 1-3% Copper. They melt in the range of 400-450C to form a molten liquid with good fluidity. Zinc alloys tend to be brittle and inflexible.

Synonyms and Related Terms

alliages de zinc (Fr.); Zinklegierungen (Deut.); aleaciones de zinc (Esp.); zinklegeringen (Ned.); ligas de zinco (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • David Matthews, Moldmaking and Casting FAQ, www.sfcmd.com/heavygear/faqs/moldmaking_faq.txt

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