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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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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.
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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.