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1.1 This standard is published with the following objectives:
1.2 To establish standard color codes for the Zinc Die Casting and Foundry industry, and
1.3 To standardize the use and application of these color codes.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ISO StandardISO301 Zinc alloy ingots intended for casting, 1981-05-15 English Version available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
CEN StandardEN1774 Zinc and zinc alloysAlloys for foundry purposesIngot and liquid, September 1997 English Version available from Global Engineering Documents, 15 Inverness Way, East Englewood, CO 80112-5704, http://global.ihs.com.
B240 Specification for Zinc and Zinc-Aluminum (ZA) Alloys in Ingot Form for Foundry and Die Castings
B275 Practice for Codification of Certain Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, Cast and Wrought
B327 Specification for Master Alloys Used in Making Zinc Die Casting Alloys
B792 Specification for Zinc Alloys in Ingot Form for Slush Casting
B793 Specification for Zinc Casting Alloy Ingot for Sheet Metal Forming Dies and Plastic Injection Molds
B892 Specification for ACuZinc5 (Zinc-Copper-Aluminum) Alloy in Ingot Form for Die Castings
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)