Work Item
ASTM WK77331

Revision of A385/A385M-20 Standard Practice for Providing High-Quality Zinc Coatings (Hot-Dip)


1) Address the practice of using vent/drain hole plugs and concerns regarding galvanic corrosion when using aluminum plugs. 2) Thermal cutting techniques make it difficult to form a HDG coating of normal quality and aesthetics along the cut edge, particularly among flame cut edges. Address practices available to achieve elevated aesthetic requirements along thermally cut edges.


Developed by Subcommittee: A05.13

Committee: A05

Staff Manager: Kristy Straiton

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 06-15-2021

Technical Contact: Alana Fossa

Item: 003

Ballot: A05 (21-04)

Status: At Society Review