Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles — Specifications and test methods
General properties and methods of test for hot dip galvanized coatings applied on fabricated iron and steel articles.
This International Standard specifies the general properties of and methods of test for coatings applied by hot dipping in zinc (containing not more than 2% of other metals) on fabricated iron and steel articles. It provides general requirements on hot dip galvanizing baths, information to be supplied by the purchaser, and safety. Specific requirements are given on sampling, coating properties and acceptance criteria.
This standard does not apply to:
- sheet and wire that are continuously hot dip galvanized;
- tube and pipe that is hot dip galvanized in automatic plants;
- hot dip galvanized products for which specific standards exist and which may include additional requirements or requirements different from those of this European Standard.
After treatment/overcoating of hot dip galvanized articles is not covered by this standard.
History and related standards
This International Standard supersedes BS 729:1971 which is withdrawn.
This standard includes the following cross-references:
EN 1179, EN ISO 1460, EN 22063, EN ISO 2064, EN ISO 2178, ISO 752,
ISO 2859-1, ISO 2859-3 and ISO 10474.