Rev. Met. Paris
Volume 102, Number 2, February 2005Science et génie des matériaux
|Page(s)||119 - 126|
|Published online||28 February 2005|
The world history of galvanizing
As any other industrial process, galvanizing has its own history and this is the first time that an exhaustive report of it is presented. Protection of flat steel against corrosion by an other metal is indeed a very old process, that goes back to the Middle Ages. The first coated sheet was a tin coated sheet, known as tin-plate, preceding by several centuries the very galvanized sheet.
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