Laser Cutting Zintec

Zintec is fabricated from cold rolled mild steel sheets that have been coated with a layer of zinc. The zinc coating achieved is much thinner than alternative galvanised options, with a common use for Zintec being pressed products.

One of the greatest benefits of Zintec is its excellent machinability, making it suitable for Subcon Laser’s laser cutting and secondary operations. Our comprehensive service and range of in-house machinery and technology makes certain your parts are produced to exacting specification, no matter the specification requirements.

Subcon Laser’s experienced team is available to discuss your pressed product manufacturing needs, for projects of all sizes, across all industries.

  • Tolerances from +/-0.12mm to 0.5mm, depending on material thickness
  • Zintec sheet available from 0.5mm to 3.0mm
  • Maximum material dimensions of 4000mm x 2000mm

Zintec Grades

Zintec sheet is stocked as DC01 base as standard, which appears as a matte finish with a distinctive blue-grey hue.

However, if you have specific material requirements beyond this, Subcon Laser seeks to fulfil your requests. 

Please note, the information provided here is based on general characteristics of DC01 mild steel.

Chemical Composition Cold rolled mild steel coated in a layer of Zinc (ZN)
Yield Strength 280 MPa
Tensile Strength 270-410 MPa
Elongation 28%



Due to its smooth and receptive surface, Zintec steel is suitable for painted and powder coated finishes.

Its thin sacrificial layer of zinc improves the longevity of the material during transportation and storage, however does not increase the durability of the material in corrosive environments.

If your project requires a corrosion resistant material or finish, Subcon Laser stocks a wide range of materials and a complete list of finishes that are sure to meet your needs.

    Zintec: FAQs

    Zintec offers resistance to corrosion and is easy to machine; it is suitable for pressed parts and components.

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