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Are Passivations Obsolete?

Are Passivations Obsolete?

During the galvanizing process, chemical treatments and passivations such as oil, Cr3, and even the potentially dangerous Cr6 (hexavalent chrome) are applied as treatments at the...

The Relativity of Salt Spray Tests

The Relativity of Salt Spray Tests

ASTM B117 Salt Spray Tests have only a loose correlation to real-world conditions. No rainstorm (especially one carrying heavy salt concentrations) continues, unstopped, for...

Galvanized Specifications

Galvanized Specifications

For 70 years, the science and real-world experience was clear: greater corrosion resistance was best achieved by coating the chosen metal with a weightier layer of zinc. In many...

Hesitation

Hesitation

When it comes to anything new, whether it be state-of-the-art technology or a potential change in industry standard practice, the majority of the population is hesitant to hop on...