HDG Datasheet 14: Masking and Prevention of Hot Dip Galvanized Coating | Galvanizers Association

HDG Datasheet 14: Masking and Prevention of Hot Dip Galvanized Coating

When galvanizing a steel article it may be desirable to prevent a coating from forming in certain areas which will have special functions such as:

HDG Datasheet 14 - Masking and Prevention of Hot Dip Galvanized Coating A threaded component on a fabrication
• Drilled holes
• Surfaces which will be subject to welding after galvanizing

There are several different methods that may be used to prevent a coating from forming on the steelwork, the preferred option being dependent upon the nature of the area which requires masking off.

This datasheet offers information on the following:

  • High temperature masking tape
  • Anti-galvanizing solutions
  • Masking grease
  • Other methods

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