# Commercially Pure Rolled Zinc (Z15006)

Commercially pure zinc is an otherwise-unclassified alloy of zinc. It is typically furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. It has a moderately low heat capacity and a very low tensile strength relative to other zinc alloys. The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare commercially pure zinc to other zinc alloys (top) and the entire database (bottom).

## Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

87 *GPa* 13 *x 10 ^{6} psi*

Elongation at Break

38 *%*

Poisson's Ratio

0.25

Shear Modulus

35 *GPa* 5.0 *x 10 ^{6} psi*

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

97 *MPa* 14 *x 10 ^{3} psi*

## Thermal Properties

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

410 *°C* 770 *°F*

Melting Onset (Solidus)

400 *°C* 740 *°F*

Specific Heat Capacity

390 *J/kg-K* 0.093 *BTU/lb-°F*

Thermal Expansion

26 *µm/m-K*

## Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price

11 *% relative*

Density

6.6 *g/cm ^{3}* 410

*lb/ft*

^{3}Embodied Carbon

2.8 *kg CO _{2}/kg material*

Embodied Energy

53 *MJ/kg* 23 *x 10 ^{3} BTU/lb*

Embodied Water

340 *L/kg* 41 *gal/lb*

## Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial

7.4 *points*

Stiffness to Weight: Bending

23 *points*

Strength to Weight: Axial

4.1 *points*

Strength to Weight: Bending

7.1 *points*

Thermal Shock Resistance

3.0 *points*

## Alloy Composition

Zn | 99.827 to 100 | |

Cu | 0 to 0.080 | |

Pb | 0 to 0.030 | |

Fe | 0 to 0.020 | |

Ti | 0 to 0.020 | |

Al | 0 to 0.010 | |

Cd | 0 to 0.010 | |

Sn | 0 to 0.0030 |

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

## Followup Questions

## Similar Alloys

## Further Reading

ASTM B69: Standard Specification for Rolled Zinc