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What is GALVALUME?

GALVALUMEĀ® Steel is carbon steel coated with aluminum-zinc alloy by a hot-dip process. The coating composition is 55% aluminum, 43.4% zinc and 1.6% silicon. Silicon is added not to enhance the corrosion performance, but to provide good coating adhesion to the base steel substrate when the product is roll-formed, drawn, or bent during fabrication. [...]

2018-04-13T09:13:10+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Steel Knowledge|

What is Galvanizing?

Galvanizing is a corrosion protection process for steel. It's used to protecting steel from rusting. The galvanization process entails immersing clean, oxide-free iron or steel into molten zinc in order to form a zinc coating that is metallurgically bonded to the steel's surface. Galvanized steel can be applied on wide range of products because of [...]

2018-04-08T08:01:52+00:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Steel Knowledge|