Seven  Good  Reasons  For Mechanical  Galvanizing

Mechanical  Galvanizing   is   an  extension of  the  well-established mechanical plating (peen plating) technology. The process is nearly identical to mechanical plating except that the amount of metal (zinc) deposited is substantially greater - galvanized coatings begin at 1mil (.045 ounces per square foot)  and  go up to 1 1/2 ounces per square foot  (3.3 mils).  Generally,  parts  to be mechanically galvanized can be up to1 pound in weight and up to 6 inches long. 

Mechanical Galvanizing offers these important features, advantages, and benefits:

No hydrogen embrittlement.  Because  Mechanical  Galvanizing is an extension of  mechanical  plating technology, it does not produce hydrogen embrittlement and does not require lengthy pre-plate or post-plate  baking  cycles.


No detempering.   Mechanical Galvanizing is a room temperature process that does not detemper heat-treated  parts.

Excellent thread fit. Mechanical Galvanizing does not fill the valleys of  threaded  fasteners.  Mechanically Galvanized
 parts mate quickly and easily.

No need to chase nuts after plating. In hot-dip galvanizing, threads must  be cut or chased after  galvanizing, robbing them of  protection and   requiring  extra  expense.   Mechanical  Galvanizing  produces parts that are ready to use without any further processing steps.

No galling. Because of the composite nature of mechanical coatings, this naturally  lubricious coating will not gall, producing more accurate torque-tension relationships.

No stickers.   In hot-dip galvanizing, molten zinc often fuses parts together,  resulting in lost time, effort, and materials.  In  contrast, mechanically galvanized parts are100% usable.

Excellent  adhesion.  Because of the underlying coatings, Mechanical Galvanizing has excellent adhesion to the base metal.

With  advantages  like these, it is clear why knowledgeable users are making  the  move  to Mechanical  Galvanizing.  Now  is  the time to move  up to the high quality and unsurpassed performance of PS&T Mechanical Galvanizing.

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