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Metallizing from A to Zinc

Metallizing from A to Zinc

Since turn of the 20th century, thermal spray coatings, more commonly known as metallizing, have been used in a broad range of applications. However, this corrosion protection technology has not been widely used in the bridge industry until more recently because of more competitive pricing and updated technologies. Using current technology and modern application techniques, metallized bridge coatings have expected lifespans of at least 20 to 30 years. Combined with an inspection program and limited periodic…

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