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Re: [TowerTalk] why not regalvanize?

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] why not regalvanize?
From: "K8RI on Tower talk" <>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 01:04:23 -0400
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> ZRC is apparently the leading "Cold Galvanizing " product, advertised as
> being accepted by the US Government as "equivalent" to hot dip 
> galvanizing."
> (Inability to apply to the interior surface in tubing is a disadvantage 
> compared

If it's liquid and we are talking about tower legs long lengths it should be 
easy to apply internally via spray, pouring, or dipping. Pouring one leg 
at-a-time would seem like the easiest approach with the best results for an 

 Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2

> to hot dip.)  I have used ZRC several times over the last nine years with
> positive results.  One would prefer hot dip galvanizing, but there are 
> situations
> when that is not practical.  ZRC may also be useful to add protection to
> galvanized steel.  When hot dip is not practical, ZRC may be a useful 
> alternative,
> probably more desirable than Rustolium or other paint products.  I am no
> expert, so do your own research.
> Jack Hammett, K4VV
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