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Areas of Use of Zamak in Industry:

Zamak is a commercial mark and its main constituents are zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper. Zamak is used in die casting, automotive industry, clothing, furniture, window accessories.


ABOUT ZAMAK

Zamak is also known as Zamac. The Zamac brand was the name of a family of Zinc alloys. As a basic element, it is alloying of zinc with Al, Mh and Cu elements. Zamak alloys are a part of zinc-aluminum alloy family. Since it contains 4% Al, it is distinguished from other zinc aluminum alloys.

The name Zamak is made up of German abbreviations of some metals. These are; 
Z : Zink,
A : Aluminium,
MA : Magnesium and  
K : Kupfer(Copper)

The most common Zamak alloy is Zamak3, however, Zamak2, Zamak5 and Zamak7 are commercially used. Zamak3 and Zamak5 are used in every part of alternative casting industry.

Zamak; has a wide area of use and is preferred thanks to its features like hardness, strength, resistance, convenience for economic casting, easy coating retention.

Zamak is convenient for electrolyze coating, chromate coating and wet painting practices.


 

 

Alloy Symbol

Name of Alloy

Alloy No

Element

Al

Cr

Fe

Si

Cd

Cu

Mg

Zn

Ni

Ti

Pb

Sn

ZnA14

ZL0400

ZAMAK-3

min max

3,8 4,2

- -

- 0,020

- 0,02

- 0,003

- 0,03

0,035 0,06

Kalan

- 0,001

- -

- 0,003

- 0,001

ZnA14Cu1

ZL0410

ZAMAK-5

min max

3,8 4,2

- -

- 0,020

- 0,02

- 0,003

0,7 1,1

0,035 0,06

Kalan

- 0,001

- -

- 0,003

- 0,001

ZnA14Cu3

ZL00430

ZAMAK-2

min max

3,8 4,2

- -

- 0,020

- 0,02

- 0,003

2,7 3,3

0,035 0,06

Kalan

- 0,001

- -

- 0,003

- 0,001

ZnA16Cu1

ZL0610

ZAMAK-6

min max

5,6 6,0

- -

- 0,020

- 0,02

- 0,003

1,2 1,6

- 0,005

Kalan

- 0,001

- -

- 0,003

- 0,001

ZnA18Cu1

ZL0810

ZAMAK-8

min max

8,2 8,8

- -

- 0,035

- 0,035

- 0,005

0,9 1,3

0,02 0,03

Kalan

- 0,002

- -

- 0,005

- 0,002

ZnAl11Cu1

ZL1110

ZAMAK-12

min max

10,8 11,5

- -

- 0,05

- 0,05

- 0,005

0,5 1,2

0,02 0,03

Kalan

- 0,002

- -

- 0,005

- 0,002

ZnAl27Cu2

ZL2720

ZAMAK-27

min max

25,5 29,0

- -

- 0,07

- 0,07

- 0,005

2,0 2,5

0,012 0,02

Kalan

- 0,002

- -

- 0,005

- 0,002

ZnCu1CrTi

ZL0010