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Grade 704C Zirconium vs. Z21210 Zinc

Grade 704C zirconium belongs to the otherwise unclassified metals classification, while Z21210 zinc belongs to the zinc alloys. There are 9 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (17, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is grade 704C zirconium and the bottom bar is Z21210 zinc.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 6.7
Rockwell B Hardness 85
45 to 58
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 270
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
5.7 to 6.4
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
8.6 to 9.4
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 470
150 to 170
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 5.9