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Zinc in Space…

When NASA scientists needed a coating that could withstand the extreme temperatures of space travel, they turned to Zinc Oxide.

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“Fish-plate, Not Being Fishy !!”

Many of us would not know about “Fish-plate” in Railways. .. a little definition how this word has been derived…

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‘Zinc in the Moon Buggy…’

Zinc was used in the wheels and the batteries of the Moon Buggy. The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) or Lunar Rover was a Zinc-Silver battery-powered four-wheeled rover used on the Moon in the last three missions of the American Apollo Program (15, 16, and 17) during 1971 and 1972.

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Usage of Zinc to Preserve Cemetery Monuments

Corrosion is a potential problem for any metal monument, especially in highly polluted or seaside atmospheres. Nevertheless, white-bronze monuments, which were meant to remain unpainted, survived remarkably well. Perhaps this is because the cast metal was relatively pure (more than 99% zinc) and the joining metal was also composed of zinc.

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