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RE: Painting/Coating Structural Steel Exposed to the Elements

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Hi, Daryl.

That certainly wasn't true of the steel fence in my back yard! It started 
to rust in less than two years.

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
University of Southern California, M.S.C.E., 1983
University of Texas at El Paso, B.S.C.E., 1977

Consulting Structural Engineers
32302 Camino Capistrano, #206
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
V (949) 248-8588•F (949) 209-2509

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Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Painting/Coating Structural Steel Exposed to 
the Elements


        I'm no expert on painting either; but you might look into powder 
coating if you want something permanent.  I'm told by the people who do 
powder coating that I would be sick and tired of the colour long before the 
 coating failed.



----- Original Message ----- From: "T.William (Bill) Allen, S.E."
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Sent: Sunday, July 28, 2013 9:48 AM
Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Painting/Coating Structural Steel Exposed to the 

> Any recommendations?

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