Galvanized

Some articles on galvanized:

Hot-dip Galvanizing - Process
... Galvanized steel can be welded however, one must exercise caution around the resulting zinc fumes ... Galvanized steel is suitable for high-temperature applications of up to 392°F (200°C) ... The use of galvanized steel at temperatures above this will result in peeling of the zinc at the intermetallic layer ...
Gusset Plate - Materials
... Gusset plates are usually either made from cold rolled or galvanized steel based upon its use ... Galvanized steel offers more protection from rust, so when the gusset plate is outside, galvanized steel is usually used ...
Cable Tray - Materials Used
... Common cable trays are made of galvanized steel, stainless steel, aluminum, or glass-fiber reinforced plastic ... Galvanized tray may be made of pre-galvanized steel sheet fabricated into tray, or may be hot-dip galvanized after fabrication ... When galvanized tray is cut to length in the field, usually the cut surface will be painted with a zinc-rich compound to protect the metal from corrosion ...
Galvanization - Zinc Coatings - Eventual Corrosion
... Marine and salty environments also lower the lifetime of galvanized iron because the high electrical conductivity of sea water increases the rate of corrosion ... Galvanized car frames exemplify this they corrode much quicker in cold environments due to road salt ... Galvanized steel can last for many years if other means are maintained, such as paint coatings and additional sacrificial anodes ...
Architectural Metals - Metal Types - Zinc
... By 1839 “galvanized” sheet iron roofing was being used in New York City ... The Merchant's Exchange in Manhattan was one of the first buildings to have both a galvanized roof and galvanized gutters ... Some galvanized sheet roofing was pressed with designs, a popular technique in the Victorian era ...