Problem Solver - Galvanised Metal/Steel
Galvanisation, (or galvanizing as it is most commonly called in that industry), is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting. The most common method is hot-dip galvanizing, in which parts are submerged in a bath of molten zinc.
Stage 1 - Preparation
Clean/Wash down surface
Ensure surface is sound dry and clean
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All bright and new galvanised steel to be painted needs to be T-Washed (Mordant Solution) to etch the surface
Stage 2 - Basecoat
Once the surface is clean or etched thoroughly and all loose material has been removed, treat with a suitable primer and allow to dry.
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Apply a suitable undercoat
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Stage 3 - Topcoat
Apply a suitable topcoat
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