Active Standard ASTM B897 | Developed by Subcommittee: B02.04
Book of Standards Volume: 02.04
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This specification covers zinc and zinc alloy jumbo and block ingots meeting dimensional requirements. Zinc jumbo and block ingot specifications shall include dimension definition and limits in dimension. Jumbo or block ingots, or both, shall be reasonably free from dross, cracks, adhering foreign matter, undue surface oxide, and any "flash" that would interfere with handling and use.
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1.1 This specification covers zinc and zinc alloy jumbo, block, and half block ingot meeting dimensional requirements.
1.2 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.
1.3 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 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.
B6 Specification for Zinc
B852 Specification for Continuous Galvanizing Grade (CGG) Zinc Alloys for Hot-Dip Galvanizing of Sheet Steel
B899 Terminology Relating to Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys
B949 Specification for General Requirements for Zinc and Zinc Alloy Products
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 77.120.60 (Lead, zinc, tin and their alloys)