What is Zamak?

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Zamak is a metal alloy composed of zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper. These elements are present in different quantities depending on the type of alloy to be made, and that is why, the proper term to use is alloys.

The Zamak alloy, or rather, Zamak alloys were developed in 1929 by the New Jersey Zinc Company. The name ZAMAK is made up of the German initials of the elements that make up the alloy, that is:

Alloys are processed using the die casting method, that is, they are melt into liquid form, and then injected at high pressure into moulds.

Zamak3

ZnAl4
ZP0400

Zamak5

ZnAl4Cu1
ZP0410

Zamak2

ZnAl4Cu3
ZP0430

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