Galvanizing procedure


Galvanizing procedure and description of its phases

Galvanizing is a procedure used to coat metals such as steel or cast iron in order to create a layer that protects them from corrosion caused by exposure to adverse weather factors. Hot dip galvanizing allows the coated products to keep their basic properties unaltered over time.

Artifacts are submerged in tanks containing high temperature (around 450°C) molten spelter. As a consequence, a metallurgical reaction takes place on the outward level that forms a dense, very sturdy surface. Zinc galvanizing is the main method used to obtain a highly resistant protective film.

The introduction of zinc galvanization guarantees a higher quality protection. This hot dip procedure is of utmost importance for every industrial field, since it renders materials durable for long periods. Doing this proves to be a wise investment because it reduces potential maintenance costs and the subsequential replacement of manufactured objects that have been irreversibly eroded.