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Why use coated steel?

Coated Steel

Corrosion affects all materials including wood, plastics, concrete and even stainless steel. Most often the term is encountered in connection with steel which, in its raw state, is susceptible to oxidisation, the most common way to prevent corrosion in steel applications is by applying a coating to the steel.There is a big range of coatings kinds including:

According to the coating material theres is galvanized, galvalume, aluminized, tin plate; the most commun is  galvanized wich is made from steel coated with zinc, which makes it more resistant to corrosion.The choice of materials depends on the requirements application and the factors in material selection include: formability, weldability, corrosion resistance and cost.



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