Originally Posted by email@example.com
I am building and the only ash pan I could find was galvanized. Since is is for ash collection only with that be OK?
Zinc melts around 900 deg and vaporizes @1650. Will your ash pan ever reach those temps.........probably not.
Also, some galvanized products contain lead.
I would in all seriousness, stay away from galvanized metal when heat is involved, you just never know.