Active Standard ASTM B69 | Developed by Subcommittee: B02.04
Book of Standards Volume: 02.04
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This specification covers two types of commercial rolled zinc. Type I are coils or sheets cut from strip rolled zinc, and Type II are zinc plates such as boiler and hull plates produced by any rolling method. The products shall be produced by casting, rolling, and other processes found in mill product plant. The material shall be tested and conform to the required chemical composition. The testing of wrought zinc for determination of tensile properties shall be conducted. The testing of zinc for hardness shall be made on a Rockwell superficial hardness tester or on a microhardness tester. The determination of chemical composition shall be performed by either an appropriate chemical method or by optical emission spectrographic methods.
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1.1 This specification covers two types of commercial rolled zinc as described in 1.2. It should be understood that the specification is general. Any closer limitations on permissible variations shall be a matter of agreement between the supplier (manufacturer) and the purchaser.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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.
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E55 Practice for Sampling Wrought Nonferrous Metals and Alloys for Determination of Chemical Composition
E60 Practice for Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials by Spectrophotometry
E88 Practice for Sampling Nonferrous Metals and Alloys in Cast Form for Determination of Chemical Composition
E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
E536 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc and Zinc Alloys
E634 Practice for Sampling of Zinc and Zinc Alloys by Spark Atomic Emission Spectrometry
ISO StandardsISO 3815-1 Zinc and zinc alloys--Part 1: Analysis of solid samples by optical emission spectrometry ISO 3815-2 Zinc and zinc alloys--Part 2: Analysis by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry
ICS Number Code 77.120.60 (Lead, zinc, tin and their alloys)
UNSPSC Code 30262800(Zinc bars and sheets)