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1.1 This Standard is published with the following objectives:
1.1 To establish standard color codes for zinc, zinc alloy and zinc master alloy ingot used by the Hot-Dip Galvanizing industry, and
1.2 To standardize the use and application of these color codes.
1.3 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 Data Sheet 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.
B6 Specification for Zinc
B275 Practice for Codification of Certain Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, Cast and Wrought
B750 Specification for GALFAN (Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal) Alloy in Ingot Form for Hot-Dip Coatings
B852 Specification for Continuous Galvanizing Grade (CGG) Zinc Alloys for Hot-Dip Galvanizing of Sheet Steel
B860 Specification for Zinc Master Alloys for Use in Hot Dip Galvanizing
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
ISO StandardISO752 Zinc and Zinc AlloysPrimary Zinc Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
CEN StandardEN1179 Zinc and Zinc AlloysPrimary Zinc Available from Global Engineering Documents, 15 Inverness Way, East Englewood, CO 80112-5704, http://www.global.ihs.com.
ICS Number Code 77.150.99 (Other products of non-ferrous metals)