Properties, Products, and Processes

  • Xiaoge Gregory Zhang


Zinc is 23rd among the elements in relative abundance in the earth’s crust, amounting to 0.013%, compared with aluminum’s 8.13% and iron’s 5.0%. However, it ranks fourth among the metals in worldwide production and consumption, behind only iron, aluminum, and copper [527].


Alloy Coating Alloy Layer Zinc Phosphate Zinc Coating Phosphate Coating 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoge Gregory Zhang
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  1. 1.Product Technology CentreCominco Ltd.MississaugaCanada

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