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    • Zinc - Wire

      Zinc was known to the Greeks and Romans as a constituent of the copper alloy, brass, but metallic zinc was not discovered until the 16th. century by Paracelcus. Zinc is a brittle metal which has a blue cast. It is readily accessible as it occurs in concentrated ores from which it is easily extracted (it has an abundance of 75 ppm in the earth's crust). Extraction is achieved by heating the oxide with carbon and distilling out the metal. Zinc tarnishes in air and reacts with acids and alkalis. Zinc is used widely throughout industry; for example, it is used as a galvanic coating on steel to prevent corrosion, and is used as a constituent of various alloy systems (e.g. with copper in brass), as well as in zinc-base alloys which can be used for diecasting (the other alloy constituents are aluminum, copper and magnesium). Pure zinc is used as an electrode in a Daniell cell and also in dry batteries. Zinc oxide is used as a stabiliser for certain grades of rubbers and plastics, as well as a non-toxic, white pigment used in paint manufacture. Zinc oxide also has astringent and soothing qualities and is used as a constituent of creams and ointments.Wire - A single or multiple flexible strand of pure metal or alloy.

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    Product ZN00-WR-000180 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.0% Diameter 0.025mm Temper As Drawn Length 1m - 100m
    Product ZN00-WR-000190 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.0% Diameter 0.05mm Temper As Drawn Length 1m - 150m
    Product ZN00-WR-000100 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.0% Diameter 0.125mm Temper As Drawn Length 1m - 100m
    Product ZN00-WR-000115 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.99% Diameter 0.25mm Temper As Drawn Length 1m - 2500m
    Product ZN00-WR-000120 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.99% Diameter 0.5mm Temper As Drawn Length 0.5m - 100m
    Product ZN00-WR-000132 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.99% Diameter 1mm - Length 0.5m - 500m
    Product ZN00-WR-000133 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.999% Diameter 1mm - Length 0.1m - 80m
    Product ZN00-WR-000131 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.9% Diameter 1mm - Length 1m - 500m
    Product ZN00-WR-000140 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.99% Diameter 2mm - Length 0.5m - 500m
    Product ZN00-WR-000135 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.9% Diameter 2mm Temper As Drawn Length 1m - 100m
    Product ZN00-WR-000145 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.9% Diameter 3mm - Length 1m - 500m
    Product ZN00-WR-000150 Zinc - Wire Purity 99.99% Diameter 6.35mm - Length 0.1m - 80m
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