As a major supplier of galvanized steel in North America, Worthington Steel is at the forefront of research to improve how galvanized is developed and made. Our own steel expert, Ben Reed, teamed with University of Pittsburgh to test its Induction Simulator with hot dip galvanizing processes. This research has the potential to help speed operations and eliminate costly trial-and-error techniques.
Galvanizing helps prevents rust and corrosion—especially when steel is exposed to moisture or corrosive materials, with common applications such as:
It's not just about how we coat. It's what we can coat, for a wide range of needs:
|Inline Temper Pass
|up to 1.0% elongation
|0.018” - 0.250”
|0.46mm – 6.35mm
|G01 – G400
|28” – 62,” slit to your precise width
We offer acrylic coating, which further enhances corrosion protection and helps keep zinc looking brighter longer. It's applied inline over the galvanizing (at coating weights G30-G210). This acrylic coating also improves lubricity for roll forming or forming. Our primary acrylic is non-tinted, but acrylic coating can be painted. We recommend that you contact your paint supplier for best primer and paint to use.
We were curious. We knew acrylic coating helped prevent the formation of white rust on galvanized. But how much? And could we find other reasons to use it? Our Materials Support team tested acrylic vs. chromate. Read to learn why acrylic’s the best choice for a variety of manufacturing processes and applications.
Collaborate with us to create the exact steel you need. We have the expertise, experience, and capacity to make your process even more efficient by adding:
Standard or custom specifications to meet your precise requirements.
Recently, we scored 100% for quality, delivery, cost, safety, practices, and partnership—on an outside research assessment.