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Ballast Galvanized Pipe

Last updated: November 26, 2016

What Does Ballast Galvanized Pipe Mean?

A ballast galvanized pipe is a hollow metal tube that has been chemically protected by a zinc coating on its surface to prevent corrosion and ensure stability of any vessel it may be attached to. The pipe is used to transfer fluids.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Ballast Galvanized Pipe

A ballast galvanized pipe is usually made from steel or iron. It should not be incorporated to any part of a wooden vessel, but it should be structurally independent. The use of ballast galvanized pipe reduces overall structural weight, installation time and costs due to corrosion.

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