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Zinc-Aluminum 12 (ZA-12, Z35631)
Material Properties
Base Metal Price: 11 % rel
Compressive (Crushing) Strength: 230 to 270 MPa (33 to 39 x 103 psi)
Density: 6.04 g/cm3 (377 lb/ft3)
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus: 83 GPa (12 x 106 psi)
Electrical Conductivity: 28 % IACS
Elongation at Break: 2 to 6 %
Fatigue Strength (Endurance Limit): 100 to 120 MPa (15 to 17 x 103 psi)
Fracture Toughness: 14.4 to 15 MPa-m1/2
Melting Onset (Solidus): 377 °C (710 °F)
Shear Modulus: 32 GPa (4.6 106 psi)
Shear Strength: 240 to 300 MPa (35 to 44 x 103 psi)
Specific Heat Capacity: 450 J/kg-K
Strength to Weight Ratio: 50 to 66 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS): 300 to 400 MPa (44 to 58 x 103 psi)
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof): 210 to 320 MPa (30 to 46 x 103 psi)
Thermal Conductivity: 116 to 120 W/m-K
Thermal Diffusivity: 43 to 44
Thermal Expansion: 24 µm/m-K
Alloy Composition
Zinc (Zn): 87.2 to 89.0 %
Aluminum (Al): 10.5 to 11.5 %
Copper (Cu): 0.5 to 1.2 %
Iron (Fe): 0 to 0.075 %
Magnesium (Mg): 0.015 to 0.030 %
Cadmium (Cd): 0 to 0.006 %
Lead (Pb): 0 to 0.006 %
Tin (Sn): 0 to 0.003 %
See Also
ASTM B 86: Standard Specification for Zinc and Zinc-Aluminum (ZA) Alloy Foundry and Die Castings
Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook vol. 2, ASM International, 1993