Health, Safety & Environment
Is hot-dip galvanized steel considered anti-sparking? Yes, hot-dip galvanized coatings are anti-sparking and nonincendiary as are most zinc coatings. The exception is zinc coating alloys that have 30 to 55% aluminum. It is
What role does zinc play in human health? Zinc is an essential micronutrient for human health. It is vital for activating growth and physical and neurological development in infants, children and teenagers. Zinc
Zinc Recycling At present, approximately 70% of the zinc produced worldwide originates from mined ores and 30% from recycled or secondary zinc. The level of recycling is increasing each
Zinc in the Environment The environmental impact of zinc – and of all essential elements – cannot be assessed in the same way as man-made chemical compounds. Because zinc occurs naturally,
How long does it take to convert Chromium VI to Chromium III on galvanized steel? Some galvanized steel is dipped into chromium quenches after hot-dip galvanizing. The chromium creates a passivated surface on the galvanized coating that prevents wet storage
Does anyone have a fast and easy method to check the HCL concentrations for employee exposure?
Is it safe for food to be in contact with galvanized steel? For most foods, contact with galvanized steel is perfectly safe. Only acidic foods should not come in contact with galvanized steel according the the U