ASTM A924/A924M-09a

    Historical Standard: ASTM A924/A924M-09a Standard Specification for General Requirements for Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

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    ASTM A924 / A924M

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the general requirements that, unless otherwise specified in the product specification, apply to steel sheet in coils and cut lengths, metallic-coated on continuous lines by the hot-dip process. The product is intended for applications requiring corrosion resistance. The product specifications contain requirements for specific strength levels, heat resistance, paintability, or formability, or a combination thereof.

    1.2 Subject to individual product specification provisions, steel sheet is available as Commercial Steel (CS) Types A, B, and C, Forming Steel (FS), Drawing Steel (DS), Deep Drawing Steel (DDS), Extra Deep Drawing Steel (EDDS), High Temperature Steel (HTS), Structural Steel (SS), and High Strength Low Alloy Steel (HSLAS). Steel sheet is produced with the following metallic coatings. Specific information on each of the following is contained in the individual product specification:

    1.2.1 Zinc or zinc-iron alloy coated,

    1.2.2 Zinc-5 % aluminum alloy coated,

    1.2.3 55 % aluminumzinc alloy coated,

    1.2.4 Aluminumcoated,

    1.2.5 Terne (lead-tin alloy) coated, and

    1.2.6 Zinc-aluminum-magnesium alloy coated.

    1.3 Products covered by this general requirements specification are described in the following product standards: Specifications A308/A308M; A463/A463M; A653/A653M; A755/A755M; A792/A792M; A875/A875M; A929/A929M; and A1046/A1046M.

    1.4 Metallic-coated steel sheet is produced to various coating designations, as shown in the individual product specifications. Except for differentially coated sheet, the coating is always expressed as the total coating of both surfaces.

    1.5 In case of any conflict in requirements, the requirements of the individual product specifications shall prevail over those of this general specification.

    1.6 The purchaser is permitted to specify additional requirements that do not negate any of the provisions of this general specification or of the individual product specifications. Such additional requirements, the acceptance of which are subject to negotiation with the supplier, shall be included in the order information.

    1.7 For purposes of determining conformance with this specification and the various product specifications referenced in 1.3, values shall be rounded to the nearest unit in the right-hand place of figures used in expressing the limiting values (except to the nearest 5 MPa for SI strength values) in accordance with the rounding method of Practice E29.

    1.8 Metallic-coated steel sheet covered by this specification is produced to thickness requirements expressed to 0.001 in. [0.01 mm] for both coils and cut lengths. The thickness is the total of the base steel and the coating.

    1.9 The values stated in inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other.

    1.10 This specification and some of the applicable product specifications are expressed in both inch-pound and SI units. However, unless the order specifies the applicable M specification designation (SI units), the product shall be furnished to inch-pound units.

    1.11 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 the specification.


    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

    A308/A308M Specification for Steel Sheet, Terne (Lead-Tin Alloy) Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    A309 Test Method for Weight and Composition of Coating on Terne Sheet by the Triple-Spot Test

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or Steel Articles

    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

    A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

    A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

    A754/A754M Test Method for Coating Weight (Mass) of Metallic Coatings on Steel by X-Ray Fluorescence

    A755/A755M Specification for Steel Sheet, Metallic Coated by the Hot-Dip Process and Prepainted by the Coil-Coating Process for Exterior Exposed Building Products

    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

    A929/A929M Specification for Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process for Corrugated Steel Pipe

    A1030/A1030M Practice for Measuring Flatness Characteristics of Steel Sheet Products

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

    A1057/A1057M Specification for Steel, Structural Tubing, Cold Formed, Welded, Carbon, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) by the Hot-Dip Process

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

    A1079 Specification for Steel Sheet, Complex Phase (CP), Dual Phase (DP) and Transformation Induced Plasticity (TRIP), Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

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

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies)


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30264000(Carbon steel sheets)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0924_A0924M-09A

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