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1.1 This specification covers zinc alloys in ingot form for remelting for the manufacture of Spin Castings as specified and designated, as shown in . Four alloy compositions are specified, designated as follows:
1.2 Zinc alloys #2, #3, #5, and ZA-8 specified in Specification B 240 are also used in the spin casting process.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 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.
B240 Specification for Zinc and Zinc-Aluminum (ZA) Alloys in Ingot Form for Foundry and Die Castings
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
B908 Practice for the Use of Color Codes for Zinc Casting Alloy Ingot
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E47 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Die-Casting Alloys
E88 Practice for Sampling Nonferrous Metals and Alloys in Cast Form for Determination of Chemical Composition
E536 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc and Zinc Alloys
E634 Practice for Sampling of Zinc and Zinc Alloys for Optical Emission Spectrometric Analysis
ISO StandardsISO3815-2 Zinc and zinc alloys -- Part 2: Analysis by inductively coupled plasma optical emission
ICS Number Code 77.150.60 (Lead, zinc and tin products)
UNSPSC Code 30262900(Zinc ingots strips billets and coil)