A Very Merry Galvanized Christmas

The holidays are right around the corner. And, we must say that we love this time of year! Not many know this, but galvanized steel has many uses and that includes home decor. It adds the perfect feel to any home that is modern farmhouse or rustic.  Considering the fact that Christmas is coming up […]

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7 Galvanized Steel Plant Workplace Safety Tips

Employee safety has always been our top priority across all five of our plants. Accidents happen and unfortunately sometimes you can’t avoid them. However, if you take a little extra time to come up with some precautions and put them into place, you can decrease the risk of an employee getting hurt.  We’ve got seven […]

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Patterns on Galvanized Steel: What are the Different Types?

One of the most noticeable things about galvanized steel is the appearance of unique patterns on its surface. That’s one of the main ways to tell if steel has actually been galvanized. We often get asked if there can be different types of patterns and what each pattern means. Let’s consider how patterns can be […]

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15 Commonly Used Galvanized Steel Terms and what they Mean

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In our industry, we tend to use many terms that can be confusing to those who are unaware of what we do. When we meet with a new customer, we make sure to break down the process and explain it as simply as possible.  Here are some terms that we use almost every single day […]

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Why is Zinc Used in Galvanizing and not Copper?

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Galvanizing makes a huge difference in the longevity of steel. A coat of zinc applied in a hot dip at a professional galvanizing facility protects steel from oxidation and other kinds of corrosion for 50, 75, and sometimes even 100 years before the very first need for maintenance. But why does steel need to be […]

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