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ASTM B319-91(2020)

Standard Guide for Preparation of Lead and Lead Alloys for Electroplating

Significance and Use

3.1 The preparation of lead and lead-alloy surfaces for electroplating is often critical to the successful performance of electrodeposited and autocatalytic metallic coatings.

3.2 This standard outlines the process operation procedures and processing solutions required, that lead to satisfactory electrodeposited metallic coatings (including undercoating) on surfaces of lead and lead-alloys.


1.1 This guide provides methods for preparing lead or lead alloy products for the application of electroplated or autocatalytic coatings.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 02.05
Developed by Subcommittee: B08.02
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/B0319-91R20
ICS Code: 25.220.40