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Hot-Rolled Z21210 Zinc

Hot-rolled Z21210 zinc is Z21210 zinc in the hot worked condition. The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare hot-rolled Z21210 zinc to other zinc alloys (top) and the entire database (bottom). A full bar means this is the highest value in the relevant set. A half-full bar means it's 50% of the highest, and so on.

Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness


Elongation at Break

58 %

Fatigue Strength

29 MPa 4.2 x 103 psi

Rockwell B Hardness


Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

150 MPa 21 x 103 psi

Thermal Properties

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

420 °C 790 °F

Melting Onset (Solidus)

420 °C 790 °F

Specific Heat Capacity

400 J/kg-K 0.094 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Conductivity

110 W/m-K 62 BTU/h-ft-°F

Thermal Expansion

32 µm/m-K

Other Material Properties


7.1 g/cm3 450 lb/ft3

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume

28 % IACS

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific)

35 % IACS

Common Calculations

Strength to Weight: Axial

5.7 points

Strength to Weight: Bending

8.6 points

Thermal Diffusivity

38 mm2/s

Followup Questions

Further Reading

Corrosion and Electrochemistry of Zinc, Xiaoge Gregory Zhang, 1996

Zinc Handbook: Properties, Processing, and Use In Design, Frank C. Porter, 1991

Corrosion Resistance of Zinc and Zinc Alloys, Frank C. Porter, 1994

Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook vol. 2, ASM International, 1993