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As the non-profit trade association for the batch hot-dip galvanizing industry, the American Galvanizers Association produces and maintains a wide variety of detailed technical publications about hot-dip galvanizing. With over 65 years of experience, expertise in chemical, environmental, and corrosion engineering, and access to a vast technical library, the AGA has knowledge and publications on most topics, trends, and technical issues surrounding hot-dip galvanizing today. The association has over 40 publications available to download free of charge on this site. All the publications are regularly reviewed and updated to keep the information fresh and at the forefront of galvanizing technology.

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Processing & Maintenance Safety MP4 (Spanish)

This video file is only available to members of the American Galvanizers Association.  

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Recommended Details for Galvanizing Structures

An engineers and fabricators manual containing working drawings and details advantages for hot-dip galvanized structures, consistent with American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) suggested details. Items outlined include framed beams...

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Rendimiento de Productos de Acero Galvanizado en Caliente

Only Available for Download La corrosión y la reparación del daño por corrosión son problemas multimillonarios. Las estimaciones muestran que la corrosión metálica le cuesta a Estados...

Revestimientos de Zinc: Análisis comparativo de las características de proceso y rendimiento

El zinc, un elemento natural, sano y abundante se usó por primera vez en la construcción en el 79 a.C.; por eso, desde hace mucho se han conocido sus características como un revestimiento protector apto contra la...

Selected Specifications for Hot-Dip Galvanizing (2015)

New Year Special!  25% OFF! The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has partnered with ASTM International to produce Selected Specifications for Hot-Dip Galvanizing.  It is a compilation of ASTM specifications for hot-dip...

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Soldadura y Galvanizado en Caliente

As it is increasingly common to specify hot-dip galvanizing (the metallurgical combination of zinc and steel) as the corrosion protection system for parts made of structural steel, it is essential to understand the considerations for galvanizing...

Stearns Bayou Bridge

Available for Download Only. An inspection of a rural county highway bridge in Michigan, believed to be the first fully hot-dip galvanized bridge in the U.S.

Steel Distribution Poles

Available for Download only.  A look at how hot-dip galvanizing has been used to increase the life and decrease the cost of steel distribution poles, an environmentally-friendly alternative to wooden poles. 

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Manual

This publication is only available in CD version to members of the American Galvanizers Association.  This manual provides hot-dip galvanizers with guidelines for developing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention...

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