Galvanizers is the association for hot-dip galvanizing companies
in the Nordic countries. Together with the zinc producer New Boliden,
who have plants in Kokkola, Finland and Odda, Norway, Nordic Galvanizers
runs an information office in Stockholm, Sweden. The aim of the
information office is to help users of galvanized steel with questions
regarding surface treatment, corrosion, environment, education and
Galvanizers perform research and development, work with environmental
issues and and take part in international co-operation through EGGA,
European General Galvanizers Association.
and users of galvanized steel are welcome to contact Nordic Galvanizers
to discuss all types of questions related to galvanizing.
dip galvanizing history
use of hot dip galvanized sausepans started in France.
|In England hot
dip galvanized sheets are used in ship building and for roofs. Hot
dip galvanized nails are introduced at the market.
||The modern hot
dip galvanizing technique was born when a Frenchman, Sorel, introduced
pickling with sulphuric acid as a pre-treatment step. He subsequently
applied for his first patent on hot-dip galvanizing on 10th May 1837.
The main part of the process that Sorel sought to patent is still
||The first nordic
galvanizing plants started in Sikeå and Karlskrona.
the first handbook in galvanizing, called "The bible of galvanizing"
Association was established by Danmark, Finland, Norge and Sverige.
the zinc producers started.
||Island is joining
Norge and Sverige stops with national associations and all work
is from now on performed in Nordic Galvanizers. Because of differences
in language, Finland decide to go on with a national assocoation,
but in cooperation with Nordic Galvanizers.
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