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Zinc Alloy Rust-Proofing Co

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June 1936.

of Shakespeare Street, Wolverhampton. Telephone: Wolverhampton 20647. Telegraphic Address: "Zincaproof, Wolverhampton"

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1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Specimens of Engineering, Architectural, Electrical, Building and Domestic Ironwork, Rust-proofed by the Sheradizing** Process, will be displayed. Technical information, prices and full details will be obtainable at the Stand. (Stand No. B.914) [1]

1937 Rust proofing engineers by Sherardizing process. [2]

1980 Bought by Bodycote

  • Note: **
    • Sheradise, -ize - to coat with zinc by heating with zinc-dust in absence of air [from Sherard Cowper-Coles, the inventor of the process] [3]. Zinc powder is vapourised and pressurised in a sealed chamber with the product, so that the zinc is forced into the surface of the metal [4].

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  • [2] Bodycote web site