Is Zinc alloy or Aluminium alloy better?

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Which alloy is better resistant to corrosion and less easy to get scratched and the paint fall?

For kitchen cupboard handle. Thanks a lot.
 

PhanthomJay

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You won’t have to worry much about corrosion indoors. The zinc is better for toughness. Paint??
 

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There is no such a thing as just an "zinc alloy" or "aluminum alloy" - they must be alloyed with some other metals (plenty of them) and in defined proportions (infinitely many of them).
 

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For kitchen cupboard handle. [...]
I never use anything other than stainless steel (316 if possible) for handles.

E.g., I have some 316 SS handles on frequently-used drawers that still look like new after ~10 yrs.
 

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