Case Histories

The following case histories contain real life, cost-effective solutions and helpful information on zinc alloys.

Zinc vs. Aluminum Alloys:

Clamping System Cuts Service Time; Zinc Cuts Production Cost (0 MB)  
Die Cast ZA-27 Beats Steel & Aluminum (1.2 MB)  
Die Cast ZA-27 Doubles Strength for Superwinch (1.3 MB)  
Switching to ZA-12 Zinc Ironed Out Headaches for Rapidprint, Inc. (2.8 MB)  
ZA-12 Thin Wall Gravity Casting (1.7 MB)  
Zinc die casting solves jigsaw puzzle (0.1 MB)  
Zinc die castings vs. aluminum extrusions in heat sink applications (0.1 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Copper Alloys:

Antenna Base Manufacturer Gets the Signal to Switch to Zinc (0 MB)  
Grader glides with zinc's gearing properties (0 MB)  
High-Strength Zinc Sand Castings Save Major Manufacturer 44% (1.2 MB)  
ZA Alloys Expand Permanent Mold Markets (0.6 MB)  
ZA Castings Improve Surveyor Transits (0.9 MB)  
ZA-12 Bearings Outperform Bronze in Steel Mill (1.6 MB)  
ZA-12 Pump Parts Eliminate Bearings and Chromed Steel Piston Components (4.6 MB)  
ZA-12 Zinc Compressor Bearing Equals Bronze at Lower Cost (1.1 MB)  
ZA-27 Sand Castings Replace Iron and Brass Hardware (1.6 MB)  
Zinc cuts gear cost in half - and that's just for openers (0.1 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Cast Iron:

Forty Cast Iron Parts Switched to ZA Alloys for Machining Benefits (0.7 MB)  
Grader glides with zinc's gearing properties (0 MB)  
Switching to ZA-12 Zinc Ironed Out Headaches for Rapidprint, Inc. (2.8 MB)  
ZA Alloys Expand Permanent Mold Markets (0.6 MB)  
ZA-27 Sand Castings Replace Iron and Brass Hardware (1.6 MB)  
ZAMAK punches for less (0 MB)  
Zinc anchors sent to the salt mines (0 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Magnesium Alloys:

Zinc die casting solves jigsaw puzzle (0.1 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Steel Alloys:

Die Cast ZA-27 Beats Steel & Aluminum (1.2 MB)  
ZA-12 Die Castings Steers Gravely to 90% Savings (1.6 MB)  
ZA-12 Pump Parts Eliminate Bearings and Chromed Steel Piston Components (4.6 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Plastic:

Clamping System Cuts Service Time; Zinc Cuts Production Cost (0 MB)  
Zinc die casting improves miter gear strength (0 MB)  
Zinc replaces plastic in safety application (0 MB)  

Zinc Alloys vs. Sintered Iron:

High-strength alloy finds new automotive applications (0 MB)  

Zinc Reducing Metal Cost:

Antenna Base Manufacturer Gets the Signal to Switch to Zinc (0 MB)  
High-Strength Zinc Sand Castings Save Major Manufacturer 44% (1.2 MB)  
ZA Castings Improve Surveyor Transits (0.9 MB)  
ZA-27 Sand Castings Replace Iron and Brass Hardware (1.6 MB)  
Zinc cuts gear cost in half - and that's just for openers (0.1 MB)  

Zinc Improving Wear Resistance and Bearing Properties:

Die Cast ZA-27 Doubles Strength for Superwinch (1.3 MB)  
Grader glides with zinc's gearing properties (0 MB)  
ZA-12 Bearings Outperform Bronze in Steel Mill (1.6 MB)  
ZA-12 Pump Parts Eliminate Bearings and Chromed Steel Piston Components (4.6 MB)  
ZA-12 Zinc Compressor Bearing Equals Bronze at Lower Cost (1.1 MB)  

Zinc Improving Impact Resistance:

Zinc die casting solves jigsaw puzzle (0.1 MB)  

Zinc Eliminating Secondary Operations (NET SHAPE):

Clamping System Cuts Service Time; Zinc Cuts Production Cost (0 MB)  
High-Strength Zinc Sand Castings Save Major Manufacturer 44% (1.2 MB)  
Switching to ZA-12 Zinc Ironed Out Headaches for Rapidprint, Inc. (2.8 MB)  
ZA Alloys Expand Permanent Mold Markets (0.6 MB)  
Zinc cuts gear cost in half - and that's just for openers (0.1 MB)  
ZAMAK punches for less (0 MB)  
Zinc die castings vs. aluminum extrusions in heat sink applications (0.1 MB)  

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