UltraPure® grades meet ASTM D520 Type III Specification for Zinc Dust Pigment
  • Varied physical properties to those shown above are available.
  • Lime (CaO) and other blending requirements are available upon request.

    Note: Purity Zinc Metals only uses Special High Grade Zinc, which meets the SHG ASTM B6-98 specification, to produce the UltraPure® grades of zinc dust. UltraPure® grades of zinc dust are manufactured under license from Purity Zinc Metals™ a Division of North American Zinc Company
  • Unit of Measure

    Applications

    N/A

  • Organic and inorganic zinc coatings
  • Reducing Agent
  • Thread compounds
  • Precipitating Agent
  • Thin film mechanical plating and galvanizing

  • Specifications

    Total Zinc (% minimum)

    N/A 99 %
    Metallic Zinc (% minimum)1 N/A 96.5 %
    Iron (% maximum)2 N/A 0.002 %
    Lead (% maximum)3 N/A 0.002 %
    Copper (% maximum)4 N/A 0.0005 %
    Cadmium (% maximum)5 N/A 0.0001 %

    Insolubles

    N/A 0.005 %

    Zinc Oxide

    N/A Bal.
    Average Particle Size 6 N/A 5.00-8.00
    Retained on 100 mesh screen7 N/A 0 %

    Retained on 200 mesh screen

    N/A 0.2 %

    Retained on 325 mesh screen

    N/A 3 %

    Specific Gravity

    N/A 7.00-7.12

    Lime

    N/A 0.25-0.50
    • 1 ASTM Test Method D521, Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust, Titration method.
    • 2 ASTM Test Method E 536, Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust, AA Sectrophotometer.
    • 3 ASTM Test Method E 536, Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust, AA Sectrophotometer.
    • 4 ASTM Test Method E 536, Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust, AA Sectrophotometer.
    • 5 ASTM Test Method E 536, Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust, AA Sectrophotometer.
    • 6 ASTM Test Method B 330, Test Method for Fisher Number of Metal Powders & related compounds.
    • 7 ASTM Test Method B 214, Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Metal Powders.