Design for Hot Dip Galvanizing

It is important to consider the corrosion protection of ferrous articles when they are being designed. The key factors to consider when designing for hot dip galvanizing are the design’s impact on:

  • Safety during the process
  • Quality of the coating
  • Aesthetics

Providing general information on basic design and detailing practice, including venting and draining, to assist in the safe and quality hot dip galvanizing of articles.

Importance of Venting and Draining

General Principles

Structural Sections
Frames and Fabrications


Hollow Vessels
Overlapping Surfaces

Moving Parts

Threaded Items