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Types of anti-corrosion treatment for metal structures

Metal corrosion is a natural and inevitable process caused by the exposure of steel or other metals to the external environment.

Corrosion of the metal structure can induce a loss of functionality and a decrease in lifetime. Anticorrosive treatment is used to protect metal structures from the effects of corrosion and to reduce periodic maintenance costs.
Here are the most commonly used anticorrosive treatments.
The application of ISO 12944-2018 certified anti-corrosion systems consists of protecting the object with a specific paint cycle. We are certified and we apply these anticorrosive treatments according to the internationally recognised standard regarding all environments (C2 to C5), i.e. ISO 12944-2018.
Hot-dip galvanizing means dipping metal into molten zinc to create a protective layer on the surface of the metal. This treatment is particularly suitable for structures that are exposed to water or in contact with the marine environment.
Powder painting is a process that covers the structure with particles that, after being heated, create create a resistant and long-lasting coating on the surface of metal. It is suitable for industrial as well as residential applications.
Metallisation is a process based on melting a metal wire (zinc, aluminium, zinc/aluminium ZnAl, aluminium/magnesium, etc.) and propelling the melted particles on a prepared substrate, producing a laminar and pellicular coating layer.
ZnAl is the best anti-corrosion solution to protect structures such as bridges, tanks, pipelines, oil platforms and dams.
There are no limitations in regard the size of the structures to be protected: the application can be carried out either in our factory or on customer site.
The surface during the metallisation process is kept at room temperature: there are no problems of warping the surface or changing its metallurgical characteristics.
As far as environmental impact is concerned, a metallised coating contains no organic components which could pollute the environment.