Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM E1277-96

Standard Test Method for Chemical Analysis of Zinc-5% Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloys by ICP Emission Spectrometry


1.1 This test method covers the chemical analysis of zinc alloys having chemical compositions within the following limits:

Element Concentration Range, % Aluminum 3.0-8.0 Antimony 0.002 max Cadmium 0.025 max Cerium 0.03-0.10 Copper 0.10 max Iron 0.10 max Lanthanum 0.03-0.10 Lead 0.026 max Magnesium 0.05 max Silicon 0.015 max Tin 0.002 max Titanium 0.02 max Zirconium 0.02 max

1.2 Included are procedures for elements in the following concentration ranges:

Element Concentration Range, % Aluminum 3.0-8.0 Cadmium 0.0016-0.025 Cerium 0.005-0.10 Iron 0.0015-0.10 Lanthanum 0.009-0.10 Lead 0.002-0.026

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 establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific safety hazards statements are given in Section 9.

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Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
Developed by Subcommittee: E01.05
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/E1277-96
ICS Code: 77.040.30