galvanizing bath


galvanizing bath
A bath for hot-dip galvanizing or electrogalvanizing

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  • bath — [1] A tub into which something is immersed. [2] A liquid solution used for cleaning, plating, or maintaining a specified temperature. Also see anodizing bath galvanizing bath oil bath air cleaner primer bath sealing bath zinc bath …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Bath — may refer to: * Any vessel, dish, or depression made to hold a liquid for the purpose of immersion of an object, e.g. birdbath * A body of liquid in which something is washed, heated or steeped: ** For medical or cleaning purposes, etc. e.g. Bath …   Wikipedia

  • galvanizing — Protection of iron or steel against exposure to the atmosphere and consequent rusting by application of a zinc coating. Properly applied, galvanizing may protect from atmospheric corrosion for 15–30 years or more. If the coating is damaged, the… …   Universalium

  • Galvanizing — Galvanize Gal va*nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Galvanized}; p pr. & vb. n. {Galvanizing}.] [Cf. F. galvaniser.] 1. To affect with galvanism; to subject to the action of electrical currents. [1913 Webster] 2. To plate, as with gold, silver, etc., by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc bath — See galvanizing bath …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Hot-dip galvanizing — is a form of galvanization. It is the process of coating iron or steel with a thin zinc layer, by passing the steel through a molten bath of zinc at a temperature of around 860 °F (460 °C). When exposed to the atmosphere, pure zinc reacts with… …   Wikipedia

  • wet galvanizing — A galvanizing method in which the flux is deposited in molten form on the zinc bath, and the metal to be galvanized is introduced into the bath by passing it through this layer of flux …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dry galvanizing — A hot dip galvanizing method in which the metal components are first immersed in a solution of flux and then dried, so that they become pre coated with a thin film of flux, which melts in the zinc bath, to which certain metals, such as tin and… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • zinc processing — Introduction       preparation of the ore for use in various products.       Zinc (Zn) is a metallic element of hexagonal close packed (hcp) crystal structure and a density of 7.13 grams per cubic centimetre. It has only moderate hardness and can …   Universalium

  • steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …   Universalium