ASTM A384-76(1996)

    Standard Practice for Safeguarding Against Warpage and Distortion During Hot-Dip Galvanizing of Steel Assemblies


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    1. Scope

    1.1 Steel assemblies and subassemblies fabricated by welding, such as composite structural members, sash, weldments, etc., that are to be hot-dip galvanized after fabrication, are subject to warpage and distortion of the material due to the heating and cooling incidental to the galvanizing operation, particularly when it is necessary for the assembly to be dipped more than once to cover the entire surface.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.220.20 (Surface treatment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30102204(Steel plate)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0384-76R96

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A384-76(1996), Standard Practice for Safeguarding Against Warpage and Distortion During Hot-Dip Galvanizing of Steel Assemblies, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1996, www.astm.org

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