The word Zamak is a German acronym for an alloy composed of different metals including zinc, aluminium, magnesium and copper.
This combination of materials makes Zamak a highly versatile material, and it is this very versatility that makes it possible to create all manner of products with it, products which when processed properly can perfectly emulate the colour and shine of precious metals such as gold and silver.
Advantages of Zamak in the leather goods industry
Compared to other materials, Zamak offers a number of advantages in the leather goods industry.
It is really easy to handle and mould. Not only that, but it is also resistant and durable, which means it can be used to manufacture any leather goods article, consummating the creativity of the manufacturer.
It also facilitates the production of aesthetic finishes and fine details. As well as the combination of different chrome colours.
Another point to take into account is its price , which is much cheaper than its possible competitors such as brass.