ASTM C715 - 90(2011)e1

    Standard Test Method for Nickel on Steel for Porcelain Enameling by Photometric Analysis

    Active Standard ASTM C715 | Developed by Subcommittee: B08.12

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.05


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is primarily used to control the nickel dipping operation to ensure that the desired level of nickel deposition is attained. It is also used to prepare test plates used for calibration in Test Method C810.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the amount of nickel deposited on sheet steel during its preparation for porcelain enameling. It is a photometric method commonly used on production parts and is suitable for determining the heavier nickel deposits that may be obtained during the processing of steel for one-coat enameling.

    Note 1—An alternative X-ray emission spectrometry method is Test Method C810.

    1.2 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 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

    C810 Test Method for Nickel on Steel for Porcelain Enameling by X-Ray Emission Spectrometry

    E30 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Steel, Cast Iron, Open-Hearth Iron, and Wrought Iron

    E60 Practice for Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials by Spectrophotometry


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.220.20 (Surface treatment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C0715-90R11E01

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C715-90(2011)e1, Standard Test Method for Nickel on Steel for Porcelain Enameling by Photometric Analysis, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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