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Zinc is the 2nd most abundant trace element in the human body and is present in every cell. The highest concentrations reside in the prostate and parts of the eye. In addition, zinc plays a critical role in the formation of DNA.

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Metalplate produces hot-dip galvanized coatings in compliance with either ASTM specification A-123 (structural material) or A-153 (smaller items that require centrifuging). If you will provide us with a specific environment or location, we can utilize the vast amount of product life data available to us to give you an accurate estimate of your project's expected service life.

Metalplate is pleased to offer a summary of the most commonly used specifications: specs.pdf

Copies of these ASTM Specifications can be obtained below:

  • A123 - Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
  • A153 - Standard Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel hardware

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