Zinc

MECHANICALPROPERTIES
Zinc
Tensile strength, psi x 1000
41
Yield strength, psi x 100 (0.2 pct offset)
Sheer strength, psi x 1000
31
Fatigue strength, psi x 1000
7
Elongation, pct in 2 in.
10
Hardness (Brinell)
82
Specific gravity
6.60
Weight, lb/cu. in.
0.24
Melting point (liquid), °F
728
Thermal conductivity, CG5
0.27
Thermal expansion, in./in./°F x 106
15.2
Electrical conductivity,
pct of copper standard
27
Modulus of elasticity, psi x 106
Impact strength (Charpy), ft/lb
43.0
 
CHARACTERISTICS
Zinc
Dimensional stability
Good
Corrosion resistance
Fair
Casting ease
Excellent
Part complexity
Excellent
Dimensional accuracy
Excellent
Die cost
Low
Machining cost
Low
Finishing cost
Low