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Zinc Die Casting

Northwest Die Casting – A Leader in Zinc Die Casting

Zinc is the easiest alloy to cast and is commonly used in the automotive industry. It has high impact strength and is an economical casting option, due to the fact that a million or more parts can often be produced before new tooling is required. Zinc also has excellent physical and mechanical properties, as well as outstanding finishing characteristics. With the exception of brass, Zinc alloys have the highest impact strength of other die casting alloys.

Contact Northwest Die Casting to learn how we can meet your zinc die casting needs.

Advantages of Zinc Die Casting

  • Extremely durable. In many cases, millions of identical zinc parts can be produced from a single die before a new tooling is required.

  • High impact strength.

  • Economical for small parts.

  • Promotes long die life.

  • Easily plated or finished with minimal surface preparation.

  • Produces multi-cavity, complex shapes within closer tolerances than many other production processes.

  • High ductility.

 

Zinc Profile

Symbol of Element : Zn
AtomicNumber: 30
Atomic Mass: 65.39 amu
Melting Point: 419.58 °C – 692.73 °K
Boiling Point: 907.0 °C – 1180.15 °K
Number of Protons/Electrons: 30
Number of Neutrons: 35
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Density @ 293 K: 7.133 g/cm3
Color: Bluish-white

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