galvanization


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gal·va·ni·za·tion

(gal'vă-ni-zā'shŭn),
Application of direct current (galvanic) electricity, as in galvanizing (electroplating).

galvanisation

Chemistry
The process of applying a protective coat of zinc to a ferrous-based metal (e.g., iron or steel). In the classic sense, galvanisation refers to electrochemical or electrodeposition, but in common practice, the metal of interest is dipped in molten zinc.

Medspeak
The obsolete practice of using low levels of direct current as a therapeutic modality.

galvanization

(gal?va-ni-za'shon) [ galvan(ic) ]
Therapeutic use of a galvanic current.
See: faradism.
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Old unit for electrolytic galvanization was reequipped into the unit for electrolytic lead plating at the plant in Fukuyama by the <<Nippon Kokan>> company, Japan.
High quality of the products, produced on the units for hot galvanization and application of electrolytic, organic and other coatings, enables expansion of the field of their use.
Table 73: US Long-term Projections for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 74: US Historic Review for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 75: US 15-Year Perspective for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 84: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Table 85: Canadian Long-term Projections for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Table 86: Canadian Historic Review for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
Table 87: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
Table 96: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Table 97: Japanese Long-term Projections for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Table 98: Japanese Historic Review for Zinc by End-Use Segment - Galvanization, Brass, Alloys, Semi-Finished Products, Chemicals, and Other End-Uses Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25