zinc die casting light weight parts

Zinc Die Casting Light Weight Parts

Zinc die casting has the ability to manufacture light weight parts due to the unique combination of strength and fluidity. Zinc’s unique combination of strength and fluidity also allows these parts to be made with very unique designs and shapes. Manufacturing light weight zinc helps reduce costs in shipping and handling, manufacturing, and energy; overall…

zinc die casting electrical application

Zinc Die Casting Electrical Applications

Zinc die casting has many advantages in electrical applications. The zinc alloys are stronger and tougher than many molded plastics or other metal alloys used in die casting. Zinc also has outstanding electromagnetic shielding and vibrational dampening characteristics, which are both desirable when protecting internal electrical components. One of zinc’s desired characteristics is its ability…

zinc die cast toy

Zinc Die Cast Cars

Zinc die cast cars and toys have been a collectable tradition since the early to mid 20th century. All sorts of toys are made using the die casting process, such as cars, trucks, planes, construction equipment, and trains. Like any zinc die cast part, toys are also created with the process of injection molding. Zinc…

ZA-8

What is ZA-8?

Zinc alloys are manufactured with zinc as the base while also containing small and precise traces of die cast metals such as copper, aluminum, magnesium, etc. ZA-8 is a zinc alloy in the zinc aluminum (ZA) family. ZA alloys were originally developed for gravity casting in the 1970’s. In the 1980’s ZA alloys evolved into…

EZAC

What is EZAC?

EZAC is an Eastern Alloys trademarked zinc alloy, and is the most recently developed zinc die cast alloy. This zinc-based alloy contains specific additions of copper and aluminum to give it unique properties and characteristics when used in zinc die casting. Further details can be found at following link. https://www.eazall.com/ezac EZAC is considered to be…

ZAMAK

What is ZAMAK?

ZAMAK is a type of zinc alloy that consists of aluminum, magnesium, copper, and of course zinc. This alloy family contains copper, but is spelled with a K. This is because the acronym ZAMAK uses the German spelling: Zink, Magnesium, Aluminum, and Kupfer. That being said, ZAMAK is some times spelled ZAMAC with an English…