ASTM A459-97(2003)

    Historical Standard: ASTM A459-97(2003) Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated Flat Steel Armoring Tape

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers requirements for zinc-coated flat steel tape in coils for use as interlocking armor and flat armor for electrical cables. The zinc-coated tape is produced with three classes of zinc coating weight.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information only.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings

    A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products

    B6 Specification for Zinc


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 24141519(Steel packing band or strapping)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0459-97R03

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