May 23, 2012

Guide for Painting over Galvanized Steel

Revised Painting Guide for Hot Dip Galvanized Steel

The painting section of the website and manual on CD have been revised and updated.  The new guide aims to avoid early failures of paints over galvanizing by directing specifiers and applicators to the paint systems, surface preparation and application practices that will provide a durable paint finish over galvanizing in a broad range of service conditions.

This document is a general guide only and requires strict compliance with the individual paint manufacturers detailed application instructions for each proprietary product.

Click to download a pdf copy of the "Guide to Adpoting Paint Systems for Galvanized Steel in Atmospheric Service"