Hot Dip Galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing: The Do’s and Don’ts of Preparation, Application, and Inspection

December 6 - 7, 2022
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST each day (6 hours of content)
Virtual (Zoom)

This 2-day, six-hour virtual short course highlights the importance of understanding the complexities of Hot Dip Galvanizing applied over steel. This course will provide a general overview of HDG, the design and preparation, duplex coating systems and other coatings applied over HDG, and the inspection of HDG with common causes of failure. This short course is designed for engineers, specifiers, and owners in order to properly specify HDG projects.

Students will be given real-world solutions and taught how to implement proven strategies regarding each hold point of a HDG project.

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Course highlights

  • Identifying the general characteristics of HDG.
  • Identify where HDG is most commonly used.
  • Understand the design and preparation of HDG before it is applied to steel.
  • Identify what duplex coating systems are and why they are used.
  • Identify other coating systems that are applied over HDG.
  • Understand the most common inspection methods used to inspect HDG.
  • Identify the common means of failure with HDG.

Featured lecturers

  • Alana Fossa, American Galvanizers Association
  • John Krzywicki, American Galvanizers Association
  • Pete Ault, KTA-Tator
  • Bernardo Duran, International Zinc Association

Why attend this course

Hot Dip Galvanizing is being used more and more in the industrial coatings industry. By attending this course, you will gain general knowledge on HDG, why it is being used, and why it is being protected. In addition, you will learn the common means and methods of inspecting HDG along with its most common means of failure.

Who should attend

  • Coatings Inspectors
  • Professional Engineers
  • Owners
  • Specifiers
  • DOT Personnel
  • Students
  • NIST, FBPE, ASCE and more

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Program pricing

  • Regular Price: $250