Gatorshield® Galvanized Steel Tubing

Gatorshield tubing is derived from Allied’s original Flo-Coat product and is manufactured using the same advanced processing technique.  Gatorshield tubing is created by adding 50% more Western grade pure zinc to the original process.

Over the years the product has benefitted from continuous advances in technologies and processes. Gatorshield tubing provides superior levels of corrosion protection, while having the ability to be painted or powder coated for aesthetic purposes with little advance preparation. In addition to its longevity, Allied’s cold forming process delivers higher strength levels than other competitive products. The product typically carries a minimum 50ksi yield and 55ksi tensile strength.

Gatorshield Tubing…It’s All Around You

Gatorshield tubing can be found in a number of applications such as mounting solar power equipment but it can also be found in a wide variety of everyday applications including:


  • Dairy Stalls
  • Greenhouses
  • Fabric Buildings
  • Cell Towers
  • Cart Corrals
  • Playgrounds
  • Bus Stops



A Complete Product Line

With such a wide-range of uses Gatorshield must be versatile. Gatorshield is available in a variety of shapes sizes and wall thicknesses for use in the majority of mechanical and structural applications.  

Heavier Zinc for Even Greater Protection

Allied’s signature process produces superior corrosion resistance by utilizing a triple layer of protection. First 99.99% pure zinc is applied followed by a conversion coating. Finishing the process is a clear organic topcoat that seals in the protection and produces a smooth shiny appearance. Gatorshield provides 50% more zinc than Flo-Coat making it ideal for outdoor or high moisture applications.