To improve corrosion resistance in automotive applications, a zinc coating is applied to steel sheet. While effective for its intended purpose, the zinc coating leads to problems when zinc coated scrap material is recycled as a base material for iron castings in foundries. The ironmaking process requires some adjustments to minimize zinc contamination of the molten iron. For example, it helps to charge the zinc-coated steel scrap early in the melt cycle, allowing more time for the zinc to ...

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