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Gatorshield® Tubing for Trailer Construction

Gatorshield tubing with Flo-Coat is perfect for trailer construction. Review the various applications and specifications for Gatorshield galvanized steel tubing.

Why specify Allied Gatorshield® tubing for trailer Construction?

PRODUCT BENEFITS:

  • Superior strength 50,000 minimum PSI Yield/55,000 minimum PSI Tensile
  • Superior corrosion resistance with in-line hot-dip galvanizing process
  • Excellent match to any aluminum trailer frame

TIME AND COST SAVING BENEFITS FOR AXLE AND TONGUE TUBE:

  • Eliminates need to paint or powder coat after welding; no production line back-ups
  • Eliminates expense and labor of adding caps to protect spindles from hot dipping or painting
  • Organic topcoat acts as a primer for easy painting

UNIQUE, IN-LINE FLO-COAT®PROCESS:

  • Interior Corrosion Resistant Coating
  • Cold-Formed Steel Providing High Yield/High Tensile Strength
  • 99.99% Pure Zinc
  • Conversion Coating
  • Clear Organic Coating
Gatorshield Tubing for Trailer Construction

Salt Spray Tests

(Number of hours until first sign of red rust)

192

Pregalvanized G-60

405 Hours

Pregalvanized G-90

567

Hot-Dip Schedule 40 Pipe

744

Competitive Triple-Coat Product

840

Allied Zinc Flo-Coat® Tubing

2016

Allied Gatorshield® Tubing

Tests conducted by Scientific Control Labs. Test results available upon request.

CORROSION RESISTANCE

Allied’s galvanized steel tubing receives a triple-layer of corrosion protection. First, 99.99% pure zinc bonds to the tube, and is followed by a conversion coating. The third coating is a clear organic topcoat which “seals” the surface. The result is a smooth, shiny end product that is unmatched in terms of strength and durability.

SIZE RANGE

Round: 1/2″ – 5″, 22 ga to 1/4″ wall thickness
Square: 5/8″ to 4″, 20 ga to 1/4″ wall thickness
Rectangle: 5/8″ x 1 1/8″ to 3″ x 4″, 20 ga to 1/4″ wall thickness
Oval: 1″ x 1/2″ to 3 x 5.3″, 20 ga to 7 ga

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