Fellow Business Club members of Hull UK City of Culture were invited to attend as well as members of the local business community, who were all able to see a demonstration of the galvanizing
process and a tour of the plant's facilities.
is a global provider of galvanizing
services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the markets of power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial in protecting metal and electrical systems used to build and enhance the world's infrastructure.
The acquisition of the United States Galvanizing
LLC assets includes six galvanising facilities located in Hurst, Texas; Kennedale, Texas; Big Spring, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Morgan City, Louisiana; and Kosciusko, Mississippi.
Dependence of the coating thickness on the galvanizing
temperature has been studied for steels of various compositions [8,19].
As part of the galvanizing
process, steel goes through three cleaning steps:
While many people understand that galvanizing
is a logical choice when looking at cost from a life-cycle basis, a common misconception is that galvanizing
is cost prohibitive on an initial basis.
We are very proud that Had-Fab have placed their trust in Scottish Galvanizers to carry out the galvanizing
for this important international work of art.
He said: "Manufacturing has never mattered more than at the present time and this new galvanizing
plant is providing added value for manufactured goods.
The plant's current continuous galvanizing
line can turn out 500,000 short tons of sheet.
Batch, or after-fabrication, hot-dip galvanizing
is used in a variety of industries to protect a myriad of steel products.
Mick Jagger, area director at Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance in the north, said, 'Wedge Group Galvanizing
has continued to achieve consistent growth during a difficult time for the UK steel industry.
The move follows a down-turn in the galvanizing
market ( flagged up by chief executive Stephen Rankin last week ( and a decision by Metnor to create a "galvanising village" in Chesterfield.