There are several processes to obtain steel galvanized : Tempering: the steel will be soaked in a zinc bath for a certain time (batch process). The HDG (Hot Dip Galvanization) strip is hot dipped continuously in a zinc bath and then drained.
How to metallize an object?
The metallization cold consists in coating with metal a object or a surface. The principle is as simple as its application. The result is stunning. 7 metals are available with the possibility of aging them, patinating them, oxidizing them.
How to make a worktop with zinc sheets?
At each corner of the work surface, cut the zinc sheet with the shears. This cutout allows the zinc to be folded down properly. Then finalize all the edges with the help of the mallet. Near the edges, the sheet tends to lift a little: press it down along the sides with a rubber mallet.
How to make a zinc fastener?
A very thin layer (3 to 20 microns* for threaded fasteners) of zinc or zinc alloy (eg ZnFe, ZnNi) is deposited on the surface of the fastener by an electrolytic (galvanic) process.
How to cut zinc sheet?
With a mallet, mark the angle. Then fold down the zinc sheet with your hand, then flatten it carefully with the mallet (wearing gloves is recommended, because the zinc is sharp). At each corner of the work surface, cut the zinc sheet with the shears.
How to remove an edge on a sheet of zinc?
Clamp the zinc sheet with clamps. Press it against an edge with the help of one hand. With a mallet, mark the angle. Then fold down the zinc sheet with your hand, then flatten it carefully with the mallet (wearing gloves is recommended, because the zinc is sharp).