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SAIMechE Tech Talk: Corrosion Control and Hot Dip Galvanizing
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When: 7 March 2018
Where: UKZN Mechanical Engineering Bldg
Mechanical Eng Bldg, Howard College Campus, UKZN
King George V Ave, Manor Gardens
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal  4001
South Africa
Presenter: Robin Clarke
Contact: Dr J Padayachee

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The KZN Branch of SAIMechE invites you to attend a technical evening at UKZN


TOPIC: Corrosion Control and Hot Dip Galvanizing 
Hot dip galvanizing is a proven corrosion control technology for over a century. In the presentation we explore some basic elements and types of corrosion. Some basic metallurgy will be discussed, including an overview of the expected zinc and zinc/iron alloys that form and how Zinc coatings protect. A short overview will be provided on how zinc reacts in different environments, which allows us to make predictions with regard to service life of hot dip galvanized zinc components. The presentation will be concluded with a broad overview of duplex coatings.
About the Presenter
Robin Clarke graduated with a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Cape Town in 1986 and accumulated 20 years of service in the foundry industry. Robin obtained a GCC in 1991 and has experience in producing iron, steel and stainless. 
He has worked in high- volume production environments with Lion Match Products (Pty) Ltd, as an Engineering and Factory manager. He currently serves as Executive Director for the Hot Dip Galvanizers Association of Southern Africa.


Date: Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Time: 18h00 for 18h30
Place: University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College Campus, Mech Eng Bldg

The presentation will be followed by refreshments.

This is an ideal opportunity to gain new knowledge, network and develop your business connections. Members registered with ECSA are eligible to claim 0.1 CPD points for attending a SAIMechE technical talk

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