Benefits of Galvanized Steel

 The Solar Canopy in Chicago is made of galvanized steel.

Hot dip galvanizing is proven to be the best way to improve steel’s durability and performance. It is a simple process that gives huge benefits to your installations. Galvanized coating is also maintenance-free giving you a safe solution to your asset management. As life-cycle costing is also extremely essential, galvanizing provides the facility to design for a predictable, engineered result.                                                           Standing Seam metal roof material

                                               A house with a galvanized steel roof.

Hot dip galvanizing protects steel from corrosion by providing a thick, tough, metallurgically bonded zinc envelope, which completely covers the steel surface and seals it from the corrosive action of its environment.

Galvanization gives steel 10 proven and guaranteed benefits:

1. Lowest first cost among all protective coatings for steel.

2. Easiness of maintenance/the cheapest in long-term

3. Long life

4. Reliability

5. Toughest coating

6. Automatic protection for damaged areas

7. Complete protection

8. Ease of inspection

9. Faster erection time

10. A full protective coating can be applied in minutes

(see references for more detail)

In Shanghai Metal we offer various custom-manufactured galvanized steel products including roofing sheets, wires, coils strips and plates. For more details, visit our websites.

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References: Galvanizers Association of Australia – 10 Benefits of Galvanized Steel, Why Galvanize?

Read also: The Total Cost Over Service Life of Hot Dip Galvanized Steel Products

Tuomas P.//SMC editor


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