Features March 2015 Issue

Armorgalv vs. Hot-Dipped

Armorgalv proves not to be wonder treatment for anchor chain.

As part of our investigation into anchor chain and its attachments (see PS January 2015 and June 2014 online), we examined new galvanizing processes. Steel products that have clearly undergone an unconventional galvanizing process are making their way into the recreational marine market, but because these methods are proprietary, getting specifics about them is difficult. Industry insiders tell us that the galvanizing process is evolving—but few details are made public.

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