Does galvanized steel leach into the water?

Answer Chlorine does corrode galvanized steel; however, in most instances, the properties of galvanized steel that may end up in pipe water are harmless. Contemporary residential construction rarely conta... Read More »

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Why Does Galvanized Steel Pit?

Galvanized steel is covered or coated with zinc to help prevent it from rusting, scratching, pitting or other stressing of the metal. However, in time the galvanized coating disperses and eliminate... Read More »

Does galvanized steel wire rust?

Galvanized steel is covered by a thin layer of zinc. Instead of rusting, the zinc wears away when exposed to the elements. However, if the zinc wears off, the steel wire can start to rust. Painting... Read More »

What is the difference between steel and galvanized steel?

AnswerGalvanized steel is steel that has been hot dipped in a pool of molten zinc. The zinc adheres to the steel, cools and hardens to form a rust inhibitive finish to plain steel.

Does Revere metal cookware leach copper into the food?

Revere metal cookware is made of stainless steel, and some pieces of cookware feature a copper bottom. This copper is only on the outside of the pan and will not leach into your food. The stainless... Read More »