Fixings and Corrosion
Description

This resource is a guidance note from the Construction Fixings Association (CFA). Firstly, an introduction to the conditions that typically lead to corrosion in metallic fixings is presented and a brief guide to correct material selection given. Secondly the different types of corrosion that can occur and the methods to prevent them are described. Finally 6 metals are considered (zinc plated steel, HDG coated brackets, aluminum, unplated structural steel, cast steel and stainless steel) and the corrosion resistance according to the different available finishes is summarised.

Date
2002
Provider
BSSA
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