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‘The Power of Zinc…. in Batteries…’

Alessandro Volta, in the year 1800, did not just invent batteries, he unfolded an evolution…  Before the development of electric generators and electrical grids, batteries provided the main source of electricity. In the year 1800, Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist and chemist stacked up plates of Zinc and Copper, separated ... Read More »

‘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. The ... Read More »

And We Thought Zinc is ONLY for GALVANIZATION

Zinc is an essential micronutrient in the body and a component of many complex structures in the body including enzymes and proteins. The link between Zinc and memory is well studied especially because Zinc deficiency can cause MEMORY LOSS. In fact, Zincis the only metal to appear in all classes of enzymes. ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Zinc `Sacrificial Anodes’ – Protecting Ships……

Zinc coating being used for an efficient solution for Marine and Offshore corrosion prevention and cathodic protection… The hull of a ship is the watertight body that is exposed to water. To protect the hulls, the ship builders put pieces of Zinc on these hulls. The Zinc components used on ... Read More »

Mahindra AMC launches“Mahindra Unnati Emerging Business Yojana”

  New Fund offer opens for initial subscription from January 8, 2018 to January 22, 2018 Udaipur : Mahindra Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd. (MAMCPL), the investment manager to Mahindra Mutual Fund anda wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra Financewill launch Mahindra Unnati Emerging Business Yojana, Mid Cap Fund – An ... Read More »

Extra Dietary Zinc May Reduce DNA Damage: Study

A modest increase in dietary zinc – equivalent to four milligrams per day – may reduce oxidative stress and wear and tear to DNA, a new study has claimed. Researchers from the UCSF Benioff Children Hospital Research Institute (CHORI) in the US show that extra zinc in the diet can have ... Read More »

Cold Galvanizing… Zinc in Paints

While hot dip galvanizing coats iron and steel by immersion into molten Zinc bath, ‘Cold Galvanizing’ is the process of painting steel structures and exteriors with Zinc – rich paints. “Cold galvanizing”, or Zinc painting is the application (by brush or spray) of Zinc dust mixed with organic or inorganic ... Read More »

Tata Power launches nationwide public campaign ‘PowerHerUp’

Tata Power has launched a nationwide campaign ‘#PowerHerUp’ to empower underprivileged women and girl children across the country. So far more than 170 families across the nation have benefitted from the initiative. The objective of the campaign is to mobilize public at large to help women and girl children unleash ... Read More »