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LA Galvanizing

The oldest and longest tenured hot-dip galvanizing plant in the Western United States..For more than three-quarters of a century we have serviced the local steel fabrication industry with quality workmanship and unparalleled customer service.

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“La galvanizing has been hot dipping steel since 1932 and we are still going strong.”

We will take care of all your galvanizing needs and we are happy to serve you.

Terms to Know


A hot alkaline or caustic solution removes dirt, oil, grease and soluble markings.


A dilute solution of hot sulfuric acid removes surface rust and mill scale to provide a chemically clean metallic surface. This pickling process, heated to about 150 ° F, attacks the base steel, getting beneath the rust and scale to achieve the adequate cleaning passes thru into the zinc.


Our “wet” flux is a frothy blanket that floats on the surface of the zinc bath, and is a combination of zinc and ammonium chlorides that clean and protect the previously pickled steel. This flux forms a protective barrier on the steel as it passes thru into the zinc, in addition to removing any oxides that may have formed on the steel’s surface.


This is where the steel actually gets its silver/grey coatings. The article is immersed into a bath of molten zinc heated to about 830 F. During the process, the steel comes up to the bath temperature and the zinc metallurgically bonds to the steel, creating a series of highly abrasion-resistant zinc-iron alloy layers.

Proud Member of the AGA

Proud Member of the AGA

Meet Our Staff

we have assembled a top team who use their experiences to get work done and
who stand behind their promise to deliver quality services

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Things to know

designing and fabricating

certain considerations must be taken into account. Communication between the architect/engineer.

Fabrication Consideration

Abrasive Blasting


Distortion & Warping

Dulling Surfaces

Design Issues

Bend Diameters

Cold Worked Steels

Dissimilar Steel Chemistries

Dissimilar Metals in Contact

Corrosion Protection

Hot-Dip Galvanizing
Duplex Systems
Zinc Coatings
Protective Coatings
Special Steels

“LA Galvanizing is a family business. We pride ourselves on small family aspects of running a business.”


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Address: 2518 E. 53rd St. Huntington Park, CA 90255

Phone: (323) 583-2263

Fax: (323) 588-7394