ASTM B914-03

    Historical Standard: ASTM B914-03 Standard Practice for Color Codes on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Ingot for Use in Hot-Dip Galvanizing of Steel

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    ASTM B914

    1. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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 Standard

    ISO752 Zinc and Zinc Alloys-Primary Zinc Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    CEN Standard

    EN1179 Zinc and Zinc Alloys-Primary Zinc Available from Global Engineering Documents, 15 Inverness Way, East Englewood, CO 80112-5704, http://www.global.ihs.com.


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30262900(Zinc ingots strips billets and coil)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0914-03

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