Published July 2021

Datasheet 4b: Galvanizing to Standard BS EN ISO 1461

The European and International standard covering post-fabrication hot dip galvanizing of steelwork BS EN ISO 1461 : 2009 Hot Dip Galvanized Coatings on Fabricated Iron and Steel Articles – Specifications and Test Methods, covers the galvanizing of steel fabrications, sections and castings in a bath of molten zinc containing a minimum of 98% zinc.

HDG Datasheet 4b - A Guide to Hot Dip Galvanizing to Standard BS EN ISO 1461The standard excludes products processed by an automated process such as sheet, wire and tubes.

The datasheet offers information on the following:

  • The key points covered within the standard
  • Inspection Procedure
  • Required number of reference areas for testing
  • Surface Finish
  • Coating Thickness
  • Repair
  • Coating Adhesion
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Certification

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