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Zamak 3

Description

General

(Zn rest, Al 4.0, Mg 0.02-0.06 (wt.%))

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
1.17 % Idemat 2003
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
kV/mm
%
V
0.06 0.06 Ohm.mm²/m Idemat 2003

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
MPa
MPa
MPa
6600 6600 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
4.5 4.5 % Idemat 2003
70 70 MPa Idemat 2003
J/cm
MPa
280 280 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
210 210 MPa Idemat 2003
130000 130000 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
380 387 °C Idemat 2003
°C
420 420 J/kg.K Idemat 2003
113 113 W/m.K Idemat 2003
27 27 e-6/K Idemat 2003

Environment

12.91 mPt
0.34 Pt
39300 mELU
11.61 MJ/MJ
50.9 MJ
62.45 kg
0.8 kg
Total world resources 144000000 tonnes. Resource Index 20 year. World production Canada 17%, Australia 11%, CIS 11%, China 8% and rest distributed over 49 countries. The transport to Rotterdam is corresponding to the distance accoording to the world production. Zinc is mainly found underground. The average metal content of the ore is 4%. Here is assumed that 25 % scrap is used.

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