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Galvanize Before Fabrication?

Galvanized Reinforcement in Highways and Bridges

Galvanized Reinforcing: Questions and Answers


"The frequency with which projects requiring corrosion resistant reinforcing arrive in a precasters bid pile is increasing, and having the knowledge to accurately estimate the costs associated with whatever material is specified is critical to submitting a successful, profitable proposal. Hot dip galvanizing is only one of the many choices for protecting reinforcing steel from corrosion, and like every other system, it has its plusses and minuses. But our concern is not to discuss why someone might choose to specify hot dip galvanized reinforcing, but provide an overview of what does a contractor need to know in order to accurately bid, and ultimately profit from a job on which galvanizing has been specified."

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