Zinc alloy, aluminum and magnesium. With 95% zinc and to which can be added a small proportion of copper.
Good electrical and thermal conductivity. Particularly malleable, it is shaped by molding. Corrosion resistance.
Tendency to tarnish.
Zinc oxide (protective coating against corrosion).
Fields of application of DIY:
Furnishing and locksmith parts.
The implementation of zamak is complex, it is a metal mainly used in foundry. Chipping and deburring (eliminating manufacturing burrs due to the mold) mainly.