ASTM B Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on Iron and Steel. Buy ASTM B SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRODEPOSITED COATINGS OF ZINC ON IRON AND STEEL from SAI Global. ASTM B Type II and III zinc chromate plating Q&A’s. In my opinion a Mil-C- [link is to free spec at Defense Logistics Agency, ] plating.

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The coating is made according to demand, where the distribution is as follows: NOTE 1—Surfaces should be activated as soon as possible following baking and handled carefully to avoid contamination and maintain an active surface for post processing. Baked parts shall not crack or fail by fracture when tested in accordance with asrm I am not getting the difference between this.

The test must yield a numeric value and certain statistical requirements must be met. Olive Drab chromate is hrs.

NOTE 5—Thickness methods that rely on the purity of the zinc deposit may not be sufficiently accurate when evaluating coatings produced from non-cyanide zinc solutions.

Could you explain this? The rust not only harms the aesthetically smooth look, but also its mechanic needs.

The Standard default is gold for type II coatings unless otherwise specified. Go to main content. Properly performed, statisitical process control will assure coated products of satisfactory quality and will assure the amount of acceptance inspection.

For corrosion resistance requirements, see Table 2. The exterior visual determined according to last layer. As a result of large-scale and long-range tests conducted by ASTM and other organizations, aastm is excellent information on the corrosion behavior of zinc and zinc coatings.


Try using an acid zinc chloride bath and see if asttm casting covers. Put the chromate on light.

Current edition approved Jan. Also, some yellow chromates are clear w. I will be attending the ASTM B8 committee meetings in Philly later this week and will mention this letter to the sub-committee chair responsible for the B spec. Iridescent and Colorless passivation is thin and has low rfee resistance.

Users of this standard are expressly asgm that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility. The Zinc coating on the steel does not last shiny for long, and so a further thick layer coating is added, called passivation.

It does not cover electrodeposited zinccoated steel wire or sheets see Speci?

ASTM B-633 Type II vs. III zinc plating

Perhaps some confusion with Service Condition SC 2 frfewhich indicates a minimum zinc thickness of 8 microns and is commonly clear chromated Type III. This guide provides for two plans: Corrosion resistance Colorful chromate passivation gives corrosion resistance ability of 96 hours according to ASTM B until white spots-intended to parts used in a high corrosive environment —outdoor.

Fref example, a cold-rolled steel surface shall not be used to represent a hot-rolled steel b63. Our Zinc coating is carried out according to: A Blue with pale yellow is the best replacement for yellow as of now. The problem may not be with the chromate at all. The values are only relative, since individual studies in various parts of the world have resulted in? I need to specify platings that do not contain Hexavalent Chromium for parts that will be used in the automotive industry.


Zinc Plating: ASTM B Type II vs. III

He passed away May 14, The salt spray test shall commence within 72 h of the completion of the aging period. Obviously, this must be clarified by the customer. It is recommended that the following appropriate recommended practices and guides be used: Does plating make that big a difference knowing that it’s going to be painted also? Due to the impracticality of forging or casting separate test specimens, hot-rolled steel specimens may be used to represent forged and cast steel articles. What process variation would produce these different results?

Kaushik, The “Types” define supplementary finishes to be done after the plating. Conditions affecting the electroplating of specimens, including the spacing, plating media, bath agitation, temperature, etc. The procedure is known as sampling inspection.

No it does not imply that. Yellow-iridescent Black Olive Green. This is not considered a decorative finish and will not generate matching parts. Also, I found out that the casting is painted after plating.

Zinc Coating

These separate specimens shall be introduced into a lot at regular intervals before the cleaning operations, preliminary to electroplating, and shall not be separated therefrom until after completion of electroplating. Guide B provides a default plan if one is not speci? Answer is based upon pre versions of B, Sorry, but if you need one particular look, you must go through the ugly process of maintaining sample boards with acceptable vs.

For these reasons a? Electroplated springs and other parts subject to? The chromate, passivate, or supplemental?