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1.1 This specification covers GALFAN, zinc-5 % aluminum-mischmetal (Zn-5Al-MM) alloy (UNS Z38510) in ingot form for remelting for use in the production of hot-dip coatings on steel. Alloy composition is specified in Table 1.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values stated in parentheses are for information only.
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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, 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.
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
B949 Specification for General Requirements for Zinc and Zinc Alloy Products
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E88 Practice for Sampling Nonferrous Metals and Alloys in Cast Form for Determination of Chemical Composition
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
E1277 Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloys by ICP Emission Spectrometry
Other StandardGF-1 Standard Practice for Determination of Cerium and Lanthanum Compositions in GALFAN Alloy (5% -0.04% La-0.04% Ce-Bal SHG Zn)
ISO StandardsISO3815-2 Zinc and zinc alloys Part 2: Analysis by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry