NEW Design guidelines for Hot Dip Galvanizing

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It is important to consider the corrosion protection of ferrous articles when they are being designed. The key factors to consider when designing for hot dip galvanizing are the design’s impact on:  • Safety during the process  • Quality of the coating  • Aesthetics  This guide provides general information on…

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GAA Conference _ Gold Coast 2018

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Above: Stephen Pollard, Ron Pollard and Brian Coates of  APG Galvanizing The annual Australian Galvanizers Association (GAA) conference was once again held to present new innovations in Hot- dip galvanizing to the industry and of course relax with colleagues and associates for a few days as we draw closer to the…

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The benefits of after-fabrication galvanizing

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No other protective coating for steel provides the long life durability and predictable performance of hot dip galvanizing: THA’S WHY THOSE IN THE KNOW – HOT DIP! BENEFITS: Competitive first cost: For many applications, the first cost is lower than alternative coatings Long Life: Often exceeding 30 years Lowest Lifetime…

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10 Tonne Gantry Crane Refurb Project

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An extensive structural modification to APG’s galvanizing process facility at Stuart in Townsville modifying the back wall of the pickling line now allows easy change out of any of the 10t capacity 28m span crane beams. Apg General Manager Trevor Raiteri said “Any of the 4 crane beams in the…

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