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Metalplate Galvanizing is a long time member of AGA, the American Galvanizers Association. AGA is a powerful resource, offering training & various publications on hot-dip galvanizing.

Reference: AGA

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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