Seven Good Reasons For Mechanical Galvanizing
is an extension of the well-established
mechanical plating (peen plating) technology. The process is nearly
identical to mechanical plating except that the amount of metal
deposited is substantially greater - galvanized coatings begin at 1mil
(.045 ounces per square foot) and go up to 1 1/2 ounces per
foot (3.3 mils). Generally, parts to be mechanically
be up to1 pound in weight and up to 6 inches long.
Mechanical Galvanizing offers these important features, advantages, and benefits:
No hydrogen embrittlement. Because Mechanical Galvanizing is an extension of mechanical plating technology, it does not produce hydrogen embrittlement and does not require lengthy pre-plate or post-plate baking cycles.
No detempering. Mechanical Galvanizing is a room temperature process that does not detemper heat-treated parts.
Excellent thread fit. Mechanical Galvanizing does not fill the valleys of threaded fasteners. Mechanically Galvanized parts mate quickly and easily.
No need to chase
nuts after plating. In hot-dip
must be cut or chased after galvanizing, robbing them of
and requiring extra expense. Mechanical
parts that are ready to use without
any further processing steps.
No galling. Because of the composite nature of mechanical coatings, this naturally lubricious coating will not gall, producing more accurate torque-tension relationships.
No stickers. In hot-dip galvanizing, molten zinc often fuses parts together, resulting in lost time, effort, and materials. In contrast, mechanically galvanized parts are100% usable.
Excellent adhesion. Because of the underlying coatings, Mechanical Galvanizing has excellent adhesion to the base metal.
With advantages like these, it is clear why knowledgeable users are making the move to Mechanical Galvanizing. Now is the time to move up to the high quality and unsurpassed performance of PS&T Mechanical Galvanizing.
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