Z Bar or Z
Section: A piece of steel formed in the shape of a "Z."
Zinc: A bluish-white, lustrous metallic element that is brittle at
room temperature but malleable with heating. It is used to form a wide variety of alloys
including brass, bronze, various solders, and nickel silver, in galvanizing iron and other
metals, for electric fuses, anodes, and meter cases, and in roofing, gutters, flashings,
edge metals and also for various household objects. Atomic number 30; atomic weight 65.37;
melting point 419.4 °C; boiling point 907 °C; specific gravity 7.133 (25 °C); valence