Galvanic Corrosion: What is it? How to Prevent it?

galvanic corrosion what is it how to prevent it

Galvanic corrosion, also known as bimetallic corrosion, is a common problem when using steel that has not been galvanized. In galvanic corrosion, two different kinds of metal connected by a common conductive solution decay at different rates, one metal accelerating the oxidation of the other.  Where is Galvanic Corrosion a Problem? Galvanic corrosion is often […]

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How to Cut Galvanized Steel

Galvanized steel has been around since roughly 1870 and can still be found in many homes that were constructed around the 1950s. Galvanized steel is a great choice for various personal and professional projects. If you are thinking about cutting galvanized steel, there are some things that you should know.  It can be a challenge […]

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We Are Hiring! Work in the Galvanized Steel Industry

Are you looking for a career that offers growth opportunities, fosters teamwork, a hard working yet compassionate family business setting, with strong pay and benefits? If so, then we would like to talk to you! We have open positions in production, maintenance, office and even supervisory roles.   We are in growth mode and are always […]

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Galvanized Steel In Contact with Other Metals

Galvanized steel can be paired with many other metals. Specialized construction and fabrication needs may put galvanized steel in contact with stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and other weathering steel. The juxtaposition of galvanized steel with other metals can result in a condition called galvanic corrosion. Just as zinc protects iron from rusting processes by establishing […]

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Hot-Dip Galvanization Uses: Buildings & Architecture

It is obvious over the last few hundred years that steel has become the material of choice for modern buildings. Here are a few of the reasons why. Steel and galvanized steel are environmentally friendly. Both steel and zinc are almost infinitely recyclable. There’s no change to the chemical or physical properties of the steel […]

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