ASTM B893-98(2008)

    Historical Standard: ASTM B893-98(2008) Standard Specification for Hard-Coat Anodizing of Magnesium for Engineering Applications

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    ASTM B893

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers requirements for electrolytically formed oxide coatings on magnesium and magnesium alloy parts where appearance, abrasion resistance, and protection against corrosion are important.

    1.2 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

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    B244 Test Method for Measurement of Thickness of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum and of Other Nonconductive Coatings on Nonmagnetic Basis Metals with Eddy-Current Instruments

    B322 Guide for Cleaning Metals Prior to Electroplating

    B374 Terminology Relating to Electroplating

    B487 Test Method for Measurement of Metal and Oxide Coating Thickness by Microscopical Examination of Cross Section

    B537 Practice for Rating of Electroplated Panels Subjected to Atmospheric Exposure

    B602 Test Method for Attribute Sampling of Metallic and Inorganic Coatings

    B697 Guide for Selection of Sampling Plans for Inspection of Electrodeposited Metallic and Inorganic Coatings

    B762 Test Method of Variables Sampling of Metallic and Inorganic Coatings

    D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging

    D4060 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.220.20 (Surface treatment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/B0893-98R08

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