1.1 This specification covers commercial zinc alloys in ingot form for remelting for the manufacture of castings from the alloys as specified and designated as shown in Table 1.
1.2 Slush casting alloys are used primarily for the manufacture of hollow castings such as lighting fixtures, lamp bases, and small statues.
1.3 This specification covers two zinc alloys which are specified and designated as follows:
|Z34510||Slush Casting Alloy A|
|Z30500||Slush Casting Alloy B|
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.5 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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
TABLE 1 Chemical and North American Color Code RequirementsA,B
Slush Casting Alloy A
Slush Casting Alloy B
|Lead||0.007 max||0.007 max|
|Cadmium||0.005 max||0.005 max|
|Tin||0.005 max||0.005 max|
|Iron||0.100 max||0.100 max|
|Magnesium||0.010 max||0.010 max|
A The following applies to all specified limits in this table. For purposes of determining conformance with this specification, the observed or calculated value obtained from analysis shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit“ in the last right-hand place of figures used in expressing the specified limit, in accordance with the rounding method of Practice E 29.
B UNS designations were established in accordance with Practice E 527.
C Refer to Practice B 908. (Note: Colors indicated are for North American applications.)
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