Galvanizing of low-alloy high-strength steels: M38-8/43E-PDF

"Laboratory studies have been made on the galvanizing behaviour of several grades of low-alloy high-strength steel sheet in iron-saturated lead-containing zinc baths otherwise alloyed with chromium, manganese, nickel and vanadium. Beneficial modifications in coating formation and structure revealed were primarily related to suppression of the iron-zinc reaction rate. This was reflected in levelling out of iron-zinc alloy irregularities in coatings on normal activity steels and, at the opposite extreme, the characteristic linear attack of silicon-containing materials was drastically altered to a parabolic form. The bath addition of 0.1% V was found to be most effective and 0.2% Cr, 0.2% Ni and 0.5% Mn followed in that order. Within limits defined by the tests, use of such additions appears to offer improved control of the coating process in galvanizing of this class of steels"--Abstract, p. i.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.
Title Galvanizing of low-alloy high-strength steels
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Language [English]
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Note Cover title. "Presented at 8th International Conference on Hot Dip Galvanizing, London, 11 to 16 June 1967." Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1967.
Number of Pages ii, 43 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • M38-8/43E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300122
Subject Terms Steel, Chemistry