ASTM A755/A755M-99

    Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Metallic Coated by the Hot-Dip Process and Prepainted by the Coil-Coating Process for Exterior Exposed Building Products

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers steel sheet metallic coated by the hot-dip process and coil-coated with organic films for exterior exposed building products. Sheet of this designation is furnished in coils, cut lengths, and formed cut lengths. Building products include corrugated and various types of roll and brake-formed configurations.

    1.2 The substrate is available in several different metallic-coated steel sheet products as enumerated in , depending on the requirements of the purchaser.

    1.3 Coating systems supplied under this specification consist of a primer coat covered by various types and thicknesses of top coats. The combination of primer and top coat is classed as either a two-coat thin-film system or as a two-coat (or more) thick-film system. Typical top-coating materials are: polyester, silicone polyester, acrylic, fluoropolymer, plastisol, or polyurethane.

    1.4 This specification is applicable to orders in either inch-pound units (as A 755) or SI units [as A 755M]. Values in inch-pound units and SI units are not necessarily equivalent. Within the text, SI units are shown in brackets. Each system shall be used independently of each other.

    1.5 Unless the order specifies the "M" designation (SI units) the product shall be furnished to inch-pound units.

    1.6 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes, excluding those in tables and figures, shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.

    1.7 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    A463/A463M Specification for Steel Sheet, Aluminum-Coated, by the Hot-Dip Process

    A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process

    A792/A792M Specification for Steel Sheet, 55 % Aluminum-Zinc Alloy-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    A875/A875M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-5 % Aluminum Alloy-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products

    A924/A924M Specification for General Requirements for Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    A1046/A1046M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    A1063/A1063M Specification for Steel Sheet, Twin-Roll Cast, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) by the Hot-Dip Process

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    D522 Test Methods for Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings

    D523 Test Method for Specular Gloss

    D659 Method for Evaluating Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paints

    D714 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints

    D822 Practice for Filtered Open-Flame Carbon-Arc Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings

    D870 Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Water Immersion

    D1005 Test Method for Measurement of Dry-Film Thickness of Organic Coatings Using Micrometers

    D1654 Test Method for Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments

    D1735 Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Water Fog Apparatus

    D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness

    D2244 Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates

    D2247 Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings in 100 % Relative Humidity

    D2370 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Organic Coatings

    D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test

    D3363 Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test

    D4145 Test Method for Coating Flexibility of Prepainted Sheet

    D4214 Test Methods for Evaluating the Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paint Films

    G85 Practice for Modified Salt Spray (Fog) Testing


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.060.20 (Roofs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30264100(Steel alloy sheets)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0755_A0755M-99

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