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March 23 - April 7, 2017

When we use field splice plate connections on structural steel projects, how do we prevent rust and rust staining at bolt heads and at the splice plate/steel interface?

Selected Answers

From Larry Muzia of Exceletech Coating & Applications, LLC on December 13, 2017:
Inorganic zinc-rich coatings are a very good choic more

From Tom Schwerdt of Active Transportation Advocates on December 12, 2017:
Use a coating meeting your slip requirements. Ensu more

From Rahil Shaikh of Link Middle East LLC on November 21, 2017:
Follow the given process to protect the bolt head more

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Tagged categories: Bolts; Coating Application; Corrosion; Structural steel