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DISCOLORATION: THE MARKS OF SUPERIOR QUALITY

For hundreds of years steel has served as the physical backbone of civilization. Landmark...

Proper Draining and Venting Provisions for Steel Structures

Something that might be viewed as a small, insignificant venting hole on a 10,000 pound steel...

Why Galvanized Structural Steel Craves Proper Venting and Draining

Something that might be viewed as a small, insignificant venting hole on a 10,000 pound...

The Sustainable Truth About Hot-Dip Galvanizing

Over the past couple of decades, environmental awareness has been on the rise as more people...

8 Most Common On-Site Concerns With Galvanized Steel

When steel is delivered on-site the first thing that is noticed is the coating appearance. Upon...

A Two-Part Recipe for Understanding Galvanized Coating Appearances

In last week’s post I outlined the 5 different grades of zinc used for hot-dip galvanizing; ...

What You May Not Know About Hot-Dip Galvanizing

When you think of a galvanizing kettle, you might only think it’s a bunch of hot melted silver...