When you are learning how to weld, you may notice that the question “can you weld zinc plated steel” often comes up. You may be wondering how to do it, since you don’t want to have any welding problems with hot parts or rust. It’s a good thing that there is a solution for these kinds of welding problems. So let’s look at the answer and find out how to weld zinc coated steel.
Before I get into details, let’s define the term “Zinc Plated Steel.” The plain definition is this: Zinc coating is used to prevent corrosion in welding. Originally, this type of metal was created for the industrial welding industry. Many consider this to be better than lead because it is non-corrosive and doesn’t react with water like most metals do. If you weld galvanized steel plated with zinc, it is called galvanized steel; if you weld the two without zinc, it is known as non-galvanized steel.Read more