What is a PPGI

Feb 27, 2015
The abbreviation PPGI stands for pre-painted galvanized iron. It’s alternative names are pre-coated steel, pre-painted galvanized steel, coil coated steel, etc. The part of the PPGI abbreviation is GI, which stands for (yes you know it), galvanized iron. Galvanized iron is essentially a zinc coating on steel sheet, which role is to protect the steel when exposed to corroding environment (galvanic protection). We will describe galvanic protection in later... …

What is galvanisation?

Feb 24, 2015
Galvanization is a process of applying zinc coating to a steel product, which protects the material from rust and decay. Bare metal is submerged into hot pool of molten zinc (usually 98% of zinc by weight), which “sticks” to the surface through chemical reaction. We are simplifying the process here, but in reality it contains multiple steps and various material preparations. Also the zinc bath can contain other trace materials like aluminum, nickel and tin to enhance the... …

ASTM A653/A653M standard

Feb 2, 2015
ASTM A653/A653M is a standard, that was published by American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and it’s titled as “Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process”. As the title says, this standard covers specification of steel sheets, that are zinc-coated (galvanized) or zinc-iron alloy-coated (galvannealed) by the hot-dip process in coils and cut... …

Welcome to BuyPPGI.com!

Jan 23, 2015
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