Aluminium 46100 / ADC12 / A383 / Al-Si11Cu3
The ADC12 aluminium is more often used as an alternative for the A380 aluminium for parts that are highly intricate.
Aluminium 46500 / A380 / Al-Si8Cu3
The A380 Aluminium gives an excellent combination of machinability, heat transfer and easy casting together with other properties.
Zamak 7 has higher fluidity than the rest of the Zamak family alloys which makes it ideal for special hardware components.
The higher copper content gives Zamak 5 an improved strength but is less ductile than Zamak 3.
Zamak 4 brings an improvement to the mould sticking problems faced with Zamak 3.
Compared to the other members of the Zamak family of metals, Zamak 2 is the highest in terms of tensile strength, hardness and creep resistance.