What is Pre-Painted Galvanized Iron (PPGI)?
Pre-Painted Galvanized Iron (PPGI) is an industrial steel product with multiple uses. It is a form of galvanized iron (GI) that is also dipped into zinc, but the zinc coat is pre-painted in the factory instead of waiting until after the steel is formed. Applying a zinc coat prevents rusting. PPGI is also known as metallic coated steels, or pre-coated steel. This product will typically come in the form of a coil. This steel is often not costly and can last for a long period of time.
What is PPGI used for?
There are many uses of pre-painted galvanized iron. The most popular uses of this product include applications such as:
- Refrigeration and freezer
- Washing machines
- Air conditioners
- Solar heaters
- LED TV
- Microwave ovens
- DVD player set top box
- Electrical cabinets
- Door and window hoods
This product is often used in industries such as
- Home Appliances
- Wind and solar
- Much more!
What are the Benefits of Pre-Painted Galvanized Iron?
There are many benefits to purchasing pre-painted galvanized iron for your project, including:
It is durable and has the strength to last over 50 years. When placed outside, with various weather conditions, it may decrease the life of the product, but even with much exposure to water and the different climates, it will still last over 20 years.
There is a low cost to this product because there is not an additional task or preparation of the product after the steel is formed; it is ready to use upon delivery.
The product is pre painted with a zinc coating that protects the base from rusting and corrosion. It is unlikely for the steel to experience damage for a while after installation.
It is a flexible steel that can be used for many applications in many industries.
How is Pre-Painted Galvanized Iron Manufactured?
The process of manufacturing PPGI involves multiple steps, first going through pre-cleaning and enters the accumulator including processes of
- Washing and drying
- Chemical coating
- Refined coating and primer
Then, the sheet is painted after a coat of primer, then leaves the accumulator and enters quality controlling and finishing the coil including processes of
The typical thickness of a PPGI sheet can range from about 0.125 mm to 4.0 mm. At Camasteel, you can buy PPGI ranging from a thickness of 0.12 mm to 2.0 mm and a width ranging from 600 mm to 1250 mm. Camasteel offers great flexibility in the dimensions and specifications of their PPGI order.
Which Countries Manufacture PPGI?
The main producers of Pre-Painted Galvanized Iron are
- South Korea
Consumption of PPGI has increased dramatically across the world, especially in developing countries. These countries have been able to create the capacity and expand their productions to produce larger quantities of steel. China is the largest steel producer and is the largest contributor to the production of PPGI.
How to transport PPGI Coil?
When storing the coil before transport, it should not be left out in any weather conditions that could take away from the lifespan of the steel, such as rain or large temperature differences, because the coil is still wound and will hold the water and create damage.
Labels are always checked and confirmed to make sure the correct product is being shipped.Product is loaded and unloaded by forklift and transported to destination or to the ship in order to be exported. It is tied down and secured in order to prevent damage.
Where to buy PPGI?
You may be able to find pre-painted galvanized iron in small quantities in your area. But if you want to buy large quantities of PPGI, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the steel in small quantities locally or from a distributor.
If you require bulk quantities of this steel, you can buy PPGI on our website.
Here at Camasteel we have pre-painted galvanized iron for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation today via email [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response +86-131-2037-9271.