About 12.000.000 Tone zinc is annually produced in the world. More than half of this amount is used in the galvanization industry. About 14% in zinc-based alloys that is more used in Die casting industries and 10% to produce boronz and Brass. Large amount is also used in rolled zinc including roofing, gutter and down pipe. Remaining is used in ingredients like zinc oxide and zinc sulfate.
|Item||Standard Reference||Class||Nominal %Zn Content||1||2||3||4||5||6||Permitted total of elements in columns 1-6|
|1||JIS H2107||Special Zinc Metal||99.99||0.007||0.004||0.005||-||-||-||0.01|
|2||JIS H2107||Ordinary Zinc Metal||99.97||0.02||0.005||0.01||-||-||-||0.03|
|3||Iso 752||Zn -3||99.95||0.03||0.01||0.02||0.001||0.002||0.01||0.05|