New technology and improved chemical processes have meanwhile ensured that the galvanising process, in use for more than a century, actually offers an even longer life expectancy for treated steel.
Medway Galvanising is able to offer clients high quality coating of steel components, up to 12 metres long and weighing three tonnes: carried out under an IS09002 Quality Assured process conforming to IBSEN ISO 1461; the latest standard for galvanising.
With a 24 hour operation and full technical and logistics support, Medway Galvanising ensures clients requirements can be met on any scale of project.
In most galvanising operations the work is either coated with a flux, prior to being immersed into the bath of molten zinc or immersed through a flux blanket on the surface of the zinc.
A guidance note was issued to local authorities outlining appropriate techniques for the control of air pollution from the hot dip galvanising process in order to achieve the objective set out in the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA).
Hot dip galvanising processes are prescribed for local authority pollution control under Section 2.
Neil Pearson, sales manager, South East Galvanizers, comments: "We are the largest galvanizing operation in south east England and the additional capacity of our large hot-dip galvanising
bath was another contributory factor in MIL's decision to use our services.
One of Britain's largest galvanising specialists is to increase its business in the United States through a new partnership.
Willenhall-based BE Wedge is to acquire 50 per cent of the US galvanising group South Atalantic LLC for an undisclosed sum.
Centrifuge Galvanising has been chosen by The Replica Luxe Motor Campany Ltd.
The anchors were salvaged from scrap in Zwijndrecht and recently brought to England for galvanising by Centrifuge.