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Title: Zinc alloy enhances strength and creep resistance

Abstract

A family of high-performance ternary zinc-copper-aluminum alloys has been developed that provides higher strength, hardness, and creep resistance than the traditional zinc-aluminum alloys Zamak 3, Zamak 5, and ZA-8. Designated ACuZinc, mechanical properties comparable to those of more expensive materials make it suitable for high-load applications and those at elevated temperatures. This article describes the alloy`s composition, properties, and historical development.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Fisher Gauge Ltd., Peterborough, Ontario (Canada). Fishercast Div.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
415462
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials and Processes
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 150; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: PBD: Oct 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; ZINC BASE ALLOYS; CASTING; MICROSTRUCTURE; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; COPPER ALLOYS; ALUMINIUM ALLOYS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; PHASE DIAGRAMS; DENDRITES; EUTECTICS; ULTIMATE STRENGTH; HARDNESS; CREEP; WEAR RESISTANCE; MELTING POINTS

Citation Formats

Machler, M. Zinc alloy enhances strength and creep resistance. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Machler, M. Zinc alloy enhances strength and creep resistance. United States.
Machler, M. Tue . "Zinc alloy enhances strength and creep resistance". United States.
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author = {Machler, M.},
abstractNote = {A family of high-performance ternary zinc-copper-aluminum alloys has been developed that provides higher strength, hardness, and creep resistance than the traditional zinc-aluminum alloys Zamak 3, Zamak 5, and ZA-8. Designated ACuZinc, mechanical properties comparable to those of more expensive materials make it suitable for high-load applications and those at elevated temperatures. This article describes the alloy`s composition, properties, and historical development.},
doi = {},
journal = {Advanced Materials and Processes},
number = 4,
volume = 150,
place = {United States},
year = {1996},
month = {10}
}