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Appearance vs. Functionality: The Zinc Coatings

BY JORDAN MCMILLEN, AMERICAN GALVANIZERS ASSOCIATION

Seven types of zinc coatings are commonly used for corrosion protection in building construction today, each with its own unique properties. This feature explores the differences between these zinc coating methods along with their aesthetic performance and typical useful environment to help determine which is most suitable for a particular project or environment....
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Tagged categories: American Galvanizers Association; Cathodic protection; Coating selection; Coating types; Coatings Technology; Corrosion control coatings; Corrosion inhibitors; Corrosion protection; Electrocoat; Galvanic corrosion; Galvanized steel; Galvanized/thermal spray coatings; Hot-dip galvanizing; Metallizing; Specification; Steel; Structural steel; Zinc; Zinc-rich (organic)

Comment from Pranav Purani, (12/1/2017, 6:44 AM)

Hi Jordan, Greetings ! Very nice,impressive & informative write-up. Thank you for sharing this details. With best regards, Pranav


Comment from Patrick C Sweeney, (12/1/2017, 11:29 AM)

Good Article


Comment from VCBud Jenkins, (12/1/2017, 12:29 PM)

The information is excellent. I would like to see more information about the coatings used. Especially the inorganic zinc and the organic zinc coatings. Some have epoxy, some potassium silicate and it would be nice for us to know your opinion on the comparison of these two.


Comment from Xavier Pereira, (12/4/2017, 12:53 AM)

Good Article.. The coating aspect could be dealt in detail ..


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