Field Applied Galvanizing

Published: | Updated: April 18, 2019

Definition - What does Field Applied Galvanizing mean?

Field applied galvanizing is the process of applying one or more layers of zinc to metal objects to protect them against corrosion after they have been permanently installed. Iron and steel are the most popular materials to undergo field applied galvanizing.

Corrosionpedia explains Field Applied Galvanizing

Field applied galvanizing is a corrosion prevention method where zinc film is deposited on other metals to provide long-term protection against corrosion. It can be performed via various methods such as spraying, soldering, metallizing or painting.

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