Coatings Technology
Appearance vs. Functionality: The Zinc Coatings

From JPCL, November 2017

By JORDAN MCMILLEN, AMERICAN GALVANIZERS ASSOCIATION


Seven types of zinc coatings are commonly used for corrosion protection in building construction today, each with its own unique properties. This feature explores the differences between these zinc coating methods along with their aesthetic performance and typical useful environment to help determine which is most suitable for a particular project or environment....


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Tagged categories: American Galvanizers Association; Cathodic protection; Coating selection; Coating types; Coatings Technology; Coatings Technology; Corrosion control coatings; Corrosion inhibitors; Corrosion protection; Electrocoat; Galvanic corrosion; Galvanized steel; Galvanized/thermal spray coatings; Hot-dip galvanizing; Metallizing; Powder Coatings; Protective Coatings; Specification; Steel; Structural steel; Zinc; Zinc-rich (organic)

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