Hydroelectric Dam Gates Protected From Rust By Galvan

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Galvan Industries has been chosen to protect the steel used in custom-designed replacement head gates and spillway gates for a hydroelectric dam in Western North Carolina. Made from heavy-duty steel and hot dip galvanized to prevent damage from corrosion, the new gates and supporting structural steel will add years of life and improved performance to the existing dam.

Thanks to its use of naturally occurring zinc metal, 100% recyclability, speed of application, delivery to the job site, aesthetic durability, and decades of service life without maintenance, hot-dip galvanized steel from Galvan Industries delivers unparalleled performance over other corrosion protection methods for energy producers.

Utilizing hot-dip galvanized steel in biofuel, wind, hydroelectric, and solar structures not only protects them from the effects of corrosion, but also is highly sustainable and earth-friendly.

About Galvan Industries, Inc.

Since 1958, Galvan Industries has provided the ultimate in corrosion control to steel fabricators and manufacturers. The first hot-dip galvanizing operation in the Carolinas, the company has grown to become the largest capacity contract galvanizer in the Southeast.

For details, or to place an order, call Galvan Industries at (704) 455-5102, Fax (704) 455-5215; e-mail: sales@galvan-ize.com.

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