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PUB 40/05 Galvanizing structural steelwork - an approach to the management of liquid metal assisted cracking
Describes the factors contributing to liquid metal assisted cracking (LMAC) and advises inspection routines following galvanisation. Whilst this document primarily deals with structural steelwork, the principles can be applied (with care) to higher strength grades of steel. Discusses the galvanising process, repair, structural design and detailing, types and quality of steel and fabrication.
Produced by a Working group from BCSA and the Galvanizers Association.
British Constructional Steelwork Association
The British Constructional Steelwork Association is the national organisation for the constructional steelwork industry. Publications cover technical, commercial, contractual, quality assurance and health & safety matters.
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