I'm in dire need for specification on electrogalvanising procedures in the field of laboratory application for oil & gas, petrochemical industry, hospital laboratories & for schools.
We would appreciate your response on the above requirements or any references with regards to this application.
Thank You.S. Vicknesh
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
would like to know what response he received as I am also keen on info on this subjectmichael mitchell
- cape town, south Africa
Ed. note: "Electrogalvanizing" is simply another name for zinc electroplating, Mr. Mitchell. Our "must-have" booklist and our link to metal finishing books at Amazon include a number of electroplating books that will get you started. There is an awful lot to the subject, including dozens if not hundreds of MIL, ASTM, SAE, ISO, and other specs. Please post the details of your actual situation and the readers will probably help you. Good luck.
December 23, 2008
We have procured carbon steel threaded fittings (couplings, tees, etc.) with electro galvanising with 25 microns thickness instead of Hot-dip galvanising of 70 microns.
Is the electro galvanising is equal to hot dip galvanising in terms of protection from sea water.
Also give us the ASTM standard for electroplating.
engineering and construction - Doha, Qatar
December , 2008
Sorry, R., but 25 microns of zinc in not a proper substitute for 70 microns of zinc. It's only about 1/3 as thick and will only last about 1/3 as long. As mentioned there are numerous ASTM standards for electroplating, but a good starting point is probably ASTM B633 [link by ed. to spec at TechStreet]
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Pine Beach, New Jersey
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