Standard Practice for Providing High-Quality Zinc Coatings (Hot-Dip)
|Publication Date:||1 January 2020|
|ICS Code (Metallic coatings):||25.220.40|
This practice covers the precautions that should be taken to obtain high-quality hot-dip galvanized coatings.
Where experience on a specific product indicates a relaxing of any provision, the mutually acceptable change shall be a matter for agreement between the manufacturer and purchaser.
This specification is applicable to orders in either inch-pound units (as A385) or in SI units (as A385M). Inch-pound units and SI units are not necessarily exact equivalents. Within the text of this specification and where appropriate, SI units are shown in brackets. Each system shall be used independently of the other without combining values in any way.
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.
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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