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RE: metal stud framing in wet environment

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Any of the zinc rich coatings should work.  When I was an iron worker, we
used a product called "Galvanox".  It was as good as any.

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jeff Smith [SMTP:smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, September 18, 2002 9:39 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	RE: metal stud framing in wet environment
> 
> Thanks everyone for the feedback,
> 
> If touch up is done, what should be used, I see welders use a silver zinc
> rustoleum (spray can) to touch up field welded HD galvanized steel.
> 
> Jeff
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sprague, Harold O. [mailto:SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 6:44 AM
> > To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> > Subject: RE: metal stud framing in wet environment
> >
> >
> >
> > It has been my practice to require touch up on studs in wet environments
> > only.  If the environment has a risk of dampness, I also require a G90
> as
> > opposed to the standard G60.  I also require a minimum of 18 ga
> > studs.  The
> > thickness of the galvanized coating is a function of the thickness of
> the
> > base material.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Harold O. Sprague
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From:	Jeff Smith [SMTP:smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com]
> > > Sent:	Monday, September 16, 2002 7:49 PM
> > > To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Subject:	metal stud framing in wet environment
> > >
> > > Is it customary to hand paint cut ends of metal stud framing
> > subjected to
> > > moisture, for example, 20 ga studs used as partition walls in a
> enclosed
> > > unheated pool mechanical room (exterior concrete walls with metal
> > > deck/conc
> > > fill over). The partition wall finish will be cement plaster.
> > >
> > > jeff
> > >
> >
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