ASTM A896-89(2004)

    Standard Practice for Conducting Case Studies on Galvanized Structures


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice sets forth the procedures for conducting case studies of galvanized installations. It is intended for structural members and other permanent parts of the installation, such as railings and other such fabrications.

    1.2 Included in this practice are recommendations for the visual inspection of the galvanized structure, measurement of coating thickness, and reporting of results.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

    1.4 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

    B499 Test Method for Measurement of Coating Thickness by the Magnetic Method: Nonmagnetic Coatings on Magnetic Basis Metals

    E376 Practice for Measuring Coating Thicknesses by Magnetic-Field or Eddy Current (Electromagnetic) Test Methods


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.220.40 (Metallic coatings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101704(Steel)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0896-89R04

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A896-89(2004), Standard Practice for Conducting Case Studies on Galvanized Structures, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2004, www.astm.org

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