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...
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Welding & Hot-Dip Galvanizing
As it becomes more common to specify hot-dip galvanizing as the corrosion protection system for structural steel fabrications, it is essential to understand that considerations for galvanizing welded black steel or for welding on galvanized steel must be integrated into the overall structural fabrication design. This publication provides details on best-practice methods for welding both before and after galvanizing. Designed in 2012.
The AGA has translated this publication into Spanish. This publication is only available to download as a PDF.
Copies of this resource are available for purchase. Architects, engineers, and other specifiers in North America may request a single copy of any publication at no charge, unless otherwise indicated. Multiple copies require a $25.00 (US funds) minimum order, plus shipping and handling. Prepayment is required. (Member galvanizers are not eligible for complimentary printed copies and require a $75.00 minimum order.) Non-member galvanizers must contact the AGA directly at 720-361-4483.