Hot Dip Galvanizing

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Galvanizers Association is the source of free information and advice about hot dip galvanizing, cost effective corrosion protection and the galvanizing industry. Feel free to contact us on +44 (0) 121 355 8838 if you need any assistance on design, specification or advice on performance.

Galvanizing Awards 2020

Call for entries
We have launched the Galvanizing Awards. Whether you’re an Architect, Engineer, Constructor or Artist and your project has incorporated galvanizing in a sculptural installation or a large-scale development, we want to hear from you.

All we need from you are:
1. Good quality photos
2. A short description of where galvanizing was used

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HDG Magazine Issue 4 2019

HDG Magazine

Issue 4 of 2019

Galvanizers Association, alongside our European counterparts, began our response to the challenge of sustainable construction in 2004 with the engagement of Professor Fabio Iraldo (Bocconi University, Milan) to research and document the demands of green procurement and other drivers of the sustainable building agenda.

Wimshurst Pelleriti recently completed a new boathouse which lifts a 14 ft speedboat out of the water and stores it ready for a quick launch. PAD studio was approached to design the new pavilion building for Canoe Lake Leisure located in Southsea, Portsmouth. The Kunstmuseum‘s new building redefines a prominent location in the heart of Basel. Dust and Tar is a new speciality bike shop located along Roman Cardo Street, in the heart of Cologne…

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Ian Ritchie Architects Leipzig Exhibition Centre

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Leipzig Exhibition Centre

Ian Ritchie Architects

The daily press and the specialist press in Germany have written extensively about the Central Exhibition Hall in Leipzig- covering many different aspects and in various forms and styles, but always taking a positive view. This has only seldom, if ever, occurred with a German construction project…

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Up to 170 years of protection

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Hot dip galvanizing corrosion map

This map provides data for the atmospheric corrosion rate of hot dip galvanizing. Search for a location and hover over the 10 km grid to obtain the corrosion rate. The map legend can be used to find the average life of an 85 µm coating within the area.

Corrosion rate key
Average Corrosion Rate(µm/year) 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5
Average Life of 85µm galvanized coating(years) 170 85 57 43 34

Average background corrosion rates for zinc. Each grid square is 10km².