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Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials

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ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
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ASM International
Volume
2
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-162-7
Publication date:
1990
Book Chapter

Zinc and Zinc Alloys

By
Robert J. Barnhurst
Robert J. Barnhurst
Noranda Technology Centre
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Published:
1990
Page range:
527 - 542

Abstract

This Article describes the zinc and zinc alloys for decorative and functional applications. It focuses on the types of zinc coatings, namely, hot dip galvanizing, electrogalvanizing, metallizing, and mechanical galvanizing. The Article covers the uses of zinc alloy castings, including pressure die castings, and gravity castings. It details the wrought products of zinc and zinc alloys, including flat-rolled products, wire-drawn products, extruded products, and forged products. The Article also describes various properties of zinc alloys, including mechanical, thermal, electrical, chemical, and magnetic properties. The listing for each alloy includes chemical compositions, relevant specifications, mass characteristics, and fabrication characteristics.

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Robert J. Barnhurst, 1990. "Zinc and Zinc Alloys", Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook Committee

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