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How to clean galvanized steel on all stains

How to clean galvanized steel on all stains

BlogDate: 10-07-2024 by: Ngoc Cam

How to clean galvanized steel on all stains is a common concern for many manufacturers to handle factors that affect the quality and aesthetics of the product.

Galvanized steel is an ideal material for many industries because of its strength and resistance to rust and corrosion. Removing harmful factors early on can enhance the lifespan and durability of structures. In this article, MRS Steel will provide you the most effective ways to clean galvanized steel.

Learn how to clean galvanized steel effectively to maintain quality and aesthetics of your products
Learn how to clean galvanized steel effectively to maintain quality and aesthetics of your products

Why is it necessary to clean galvanized steel

Galvanized steel possesses many outstanding strengths due to the zinc coating on the surface. Galvanized steel structures can last many years due to their durability, corrosion and rust resistance and high aesthetic value. However, over time, various environmental factors such as sunlight, wind, rain, dust,.., can affect the surface of galvanized steel. If not cleaned and treated promptly, it can degrade the protective layer, damage the steel structure and cause the building to deteriorate. Therefore, cleaning galvanized steel is an essential part that needs to be done regularly to ensure safety and save maintenance costs for structures.

Preserve galvanized steel's durability with regular maintenance
Preserve galvanized steel's durability with regular maintenance

Instructions on effectively how to clean galvanized steel

MRS Steel is the leading galvanized steel exporter in Vietnam. A team of experienced and highly qualified experts will introduce to you How to clean galvanized steel on all stains.

How do you clean white lime scale and rust spots on galvanized steel

Galvanized steel has a zinc coating on the surface that helps prevent environmental factors from affecting the steel structure underneath. When the steel surface appears rusty or white lime scale, it proves that the zinc coating has been destroyed by mechanical scratches or chemical corrosion. So “How to clean galvanized steel?” First of all, it is necessary to clean the steel surface with phosphoric acid or acetic acid cleaning solutions to remove the old plating layer. Then, add a new layer of zinc plating by hot dipping, electroplating or repainting.

Galvanized steel's protective zinc coating can be restored through acid cleaning and recoating methods
Galvanized steel's protective zinc coating can be restored through acid cleaning and recoating methods

How to remove organic contaminants

How to clean galvanized steel from organic contaminants is very simple, just use detergents such as comet, bleach, goof off, simple green, the must for rust or stainless steel cleaner. All of these cleaning products are proven safe for galvanized steel and do not cause any effect on the internal quality of the product.

Learn about how to treat wet storage stains

Wet storage stains, also known as white rust, occur when galvanized steel surfaces are exposed to moisture in the air. This phenomenon can be prevented by storing galvanized steel in dry, well-ventilated areas. Treating wet storage stains is quite simple, just use diluted acid or ammonia solutions, rinse with clean water and completely dry the galvanized steel surface.

Prevent white rust on galvanized steel by storing it in dry
Prevent white rust on galvanized steel by storing it in dry

Instructions on how to restore lost zinc coating

After a long period of use, the galvanized layer on the steel surface can peel off and become damaged, causing the product to lose its protection. Restore damaged plating layers as soon as possible, reducing the impact on the quality of the internal steel structure. Typically, it can be restored by spraying a concentrated amount of zinc on the lost galvanized areas without having to re-plate the entire thing. This not only helps save investors' time, effort and money, but also helps prolong the strength and lifespan of the product.

MRS Steel - The perfect choice for importing Vietnamese galvanized steel

In corrosive environments, galvanized steel is an ideal replacement for metals such as austenitic stainless steel and aluminum. It is widely used in ductwork, vehicle frames, roofing, purlin,...

The global galvanized steel market size was 174,560 million USD by 2022 and is expected to reach 248,459.96 million USD by 2031, registering a CAGR of 4.0% during the forecast period.

Facing the high demand for galvanized steel, importers always need abundant, reputable, quality sources with preferential prices. That's why the Vietnamese steel export industry has grown significantly as it can meet all customer requirements.

MRS Steel is a unit specializing in providing solutions for importing Vietnamese galvanized steel from the largest manufacturers such as Hoa Sen, Ton Nam Kim, Ton Dong A,… With over 12 years of experience in exporting steel, we are proud to bring the best experience to customers. Importers will have access to a diverse source of galvanized steel, meeting all specifications and quantity requirements. The expert team of MRS Steel will support you from A-Z in market analysis, sourcing, purchasing, handling customs procedures, and resolving any issues arising to help you save time and effort in importing Vietnamese steel.

Hopefully, sharing about how to clean galvanized steel from MRS Steel above has helped you gain more useful knowledge. For all information and consulting needs on importing Vietnamese galvanized steel, please contact us via Whatsapp: +84 769 112 358 or Email: vanloc@mrssteel.com.vn.