ZINC

Zinc plating provides the most effective and economical way to protect steel against corrosion.  Zinc plating protects steel by providing a physical barrier as well as cathodic protection for the underlying steel.

 

Advantages:

  • High corrosion resistance

  • Relatively inexpensive compared to other finishes

  • Pleasing appearance

  • Offered in RoHS and hexavalent

  • Hexavalent yellow chromate has self-healing properties

  • Offered in clear (bluish), black, yellow, and olive drab colors

  • Effective primer for when undercoating paints

  • Used in multiple industries such as military/defense, aerospace, automotive, industrial, and agricultural areas