solderSolder is an alloy of zinc with lead and tin. It has a relatively low melting point and is used for electrical components, pipelines... to make connections.
Prestal has 78% zinc and 22% aluminum, is almost as strong as steel and as easy to melt as plastic.

Zinc compounds
Zinc oxide (ZnO) is a common zinc compound which is formed by zinc and air. It forms a coating that protects the rest of the metal. Zinc oxide is used in paints, rubber...
Zinc chloride (ZnCl2) is a zinc compound which is used as a wood preserver and insecticide.