Die caster Eastern Alloys targets auto market
Mar 05, 2013 | 12:46 PM
| Suzy Waite
NEW YORK Eastern Alloys Inc. is looking to push its new zinc alloy to the automotive industry this year, Ryan Winter, manager of customer engineered services, told AMM.
The Maybrook, N.Y.-based die casters EZAC alloymade primarily of zinc, aluminum and copperhas a number of appealing traits for automakers, including creep resistance, strength and hardness, Winter said.
Zinc alloys have previously had issues with creepwhen a part deforms over time in extreme temperaturesand, therefore, arent used in under-the-hood automotive applications, where parts are exposed to hot temperatures and significant stress.....
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