Galvanized steel is a durable, dependable form of steel that can be used for portable shelters. One of the most important components of portable shelters is the steel frame that holds them together. Different companies use different forms of metal to construct their shelters. At Rhino Shelters, we use the highest quality products to ensure our customers get the most out of their investment. Most manufacturers choose to use a less expensive option to make more profit on their shelters. Portable shelters made of galvanized steel can withstand the harsh elements of weather longer and better.
What is Galvanized Steel?
Galvanized steel is common in the metal industry. What makes galvanized steel better is that it has been coated with zinc to make it resistant to corrosion. Regular steel can rust if it is exposed to moisture. Galvanized can handle harsh weather conditions like rain and snow because it will not corrode when exposed to the moisture.
Stainless Steel and Other Metals
Stainless steel and aluminum are other metals that are commonly used. While these are both more expensive options, they are not often a good option for portable shelters. Stainless steel has physical characteristics that prevent it from being flexible. Portable shelters are built to be relocated easily. With stainless steel, it is not likely that you can safely disassemble and reassemble your shelter.
Galvanized steel is the best option for strength, portability, and durability. Because shelters are often used to protect items from the effects of weather, you need a shelter that will not corrode when exposed to moisture. Galvanized steel is not only strong and durable, it will not rust over time. This makes it the highest quality option for construction of portable shelters.