Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is bimetallic or galvanic corrosion?

Q: What is the durability/performance of hot dip galvanized coatings in different atmospheric environments?

Q: Is hot dip galvanizing abrasion resistant?

Q: How do I repair the hot dip galvanized coating (eg after welding)?

Q: How do I care for and maintain hot dip galvanized steel?

Q: How do I prevent distortion?

Q: How do I clean hot dip galvanized surfaces?

Q: How do I prevent wet storage stain?

Q: What effect does the steel composition have on the hot dip galvanizing process and resulting coating?

Q: How does the cost of paint compare with (the cost) hot dip galvanizing?