ASTM-B840 Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc Cobalt Alloy Deposits

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This specification covers the requirements for electrodeposited zinc cobalt alloy coatings on metals. The coating class is Class 1 and five coating types are Type a, Type b, Type c, Type d, and Type e. The metal to be plated shall be subjected to such cleaning, pickling, and electroplating procedures. Coating requirements include: substrate, nature of coating, appearance, thickness, adhesion, corrosion resistance, and pre- and post-coating treatments of iron and steel for reducing the risk of hydrogen embrittlement. Adhesion, porosity, corrosion resistance, or appearance tests shall be made.




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1.1 This specification covers the requirements for electrodeposited zinc cobalt alloy coatings on metals.

1.2 The following precautionary caveat pertains to the test method portion only, Section 8, of this specification: 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.


coatings electrodeposited; corrosion resistant coatings; electrodeposited zinc cobalt alloy plating; zinc cobalt ;; ICS Number Code 25.220.40 (Metallic coatings)

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June 1, 2015

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