This specification limits the amounts and types of visual defects that can be tolerated on decoratively electroplated surfaces of plastic products. The appearance of surfaces will be separately evaluated depending on the prominence of the surface under conditions of ordinary use. The classifications are: surface A; surface B; and surface C. The part under test shall be evaluated in the same relative position as it will normally be viewed under usual conditions of use.
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1.1 This specification limits the amounts and types of visual defects that can be tolerated on decoratively electroplated surfaces of plastic products. The quantity of defects permitted shall be specified by the purchaser.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B374 Terminology Relating to Electroplating
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
appearance; electroplated plastic;
ICS Number Code 25.220.40 (Metallic coatings)
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