Category Archive: uses of zinc

Zinc is Recyclable

Few materials are as dynamically useful as Zinc. Traditionally known for the anti-rust properties it provides with the galvanization (zinc coating) of steel, zinc is also able protect metal roofing, make high quality alloys, and constitutes one of the main ingredients in brass. Zinc has been an important element in engineering material for decades, and […]

What is Zinc used for and how is it used?

Many people love the game Trivial Pursuit, so in honor of the game, here are a few pieces of trivia about Zinc before we tell you about the metal. Zinc has been known since medieval times.    It was first used around 1000 A.D. in the area that is today known as India. Marco Polo even […]