Can Galvanized Steel Be Welded?

Galvanized steel has been used for hundreds of years because of its strong protection and aesthetic design. It’s used in places like gutters on homes to even the suspension cables on the Brooklyn Bridge. We know it is a superior product to steel with any other type of coating since it protects the steel from […]

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Galvanized Steel vs. Galvannealed Steel

We have talked a lot about galvanized steel versus other metals, but not galvannealed. Often, people seem to confuse them because of the similar sounding names, and they are very similar… but also different. Let’s look at both galvanized and galvannealed steel to see how they stack up against each other. Similarities of the Two […]

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What Role Does Zinc Play in Galvanized Steel?

Zinc is an essential part of the natural world. Zinc occurs naturally in the earth’s crust, in water in wells,  in the oceans, the surface of the earth, in the atmosphere and in every cell of every living organism.  At first glance, zinc wouldn’t seem to be an essential element for keeping metal structures strong. […]

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Quick Tips: The By-Products We Offer

Offering by-products is very important to us since we place a large emphasis on recycling in our industry. We also take into consideration that customers may want to purchase these by-products. These by-products include skims, dross, and zinc/iron sulfate crystals which can all be recycled and used again! Let’s break these three down further: Crystals […]

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Is Galvanized Steel A Sustainable Option?

As demand grows for an ever-dwindling amount of resources, questions of sustainability arise in every industry. Business owners and their customers alike search for sustainable materials and methods that won’t cause so much damage to the environment around us. Galvanized steel has a long history of sustainability. Unlike many other metal treatment options today, the […]

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