Regalvanize It: Everything You Need to Know About Galvanizing a Second Time

There are almost no structural materials with a longer life expectancy than galvanized steel. ASTM Standard A123 gives builders guidance on the expected time to first maintenance, the number of years galvanized steel will be in service before even the first 5 percent of the zinc coating needs to be renewed. In an industrial setting, […]

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Technical Galvanizing Tips

When working with galvanized steel, there are additional details and questions that some may have about the planning and design process of the project. So, we have decided to put together a list of our top 8 technical galvanizing tips we have observed over the 60+ years. Tip #1: Not all galvanized coatings are the […]

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Life Expectancy of Galvanized Steel

Hot-dip galvanized steel has been around since 1742. In the nearly-280 years since a French chemist named Paul Jacques Moulin first described the galvanizing process, fabricators and construction engineers all over the world have gathered a tremendous amount of evidence on the durability of galvanized steel. But the million-dollar question — or depending on the […]

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Timely Benefits of Galvanized Steel

The process of hot-dip galvanization is more important than most think. Imagine if things like bridges, lamp posts, and others did not have that protective layer – it would be rusted and would need to be replaced more often, which can be costly. Galvanizing allows the steel to have a much longer life. No one […]

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