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Developments in the continuous galvanizing of steel

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The performance history of galvanized steels, particularly in the automotive industry, has heightened demand for both hot-dip galvanized and electrogalvanized products. Such marketability has led to the commissioning of several new galvanizing lines in recent years. Still, for this timehonored coating process to remain competitive, researchers are investigating methods to improve surface appearance, coating uniformity, corrosion resistance and cost effectiveness.

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Bush, G.W. Developments in the continuous galvanizing of steel. JOM 41, 34–36 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03220301

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Keywords

  • Weldability
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Composite Coating
  • Alloy Coating
  • Galvanize Steel