ASTM B320 - 60(2013) - Standard Practice for Preparation of Iron Castings for Electroplating

ASTM B320 - 60(2013)

Standard Practice for Preparation of Iron Castings for Electroplating

Status : Current   Published : January 2013



1.1 This practice is intended to assist electroplaters in establishing and maintaining a satisfactory pre-electroplating cycle for malleable iron, gray iron, nodular iron, and white iron castings. It is also intended to indicate certain foundry practices which will facilitate subsequent finishing. Most of the practices that follow have been based on experience with malleable and gray iron. However, since they are related to the other forms, the same practices will probably apply. Nodular iron is also known as spheroidal or ductile iron, which is defined as cast iron with the graphite substantially in spherical shape and substantially free of flake graphite.

1.2  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. Specific precautionary statements are given in 2.1.

Standard NumberASTM B320 - 60(2013)
TitleStandard Practice for Preparation of Iron Castings for Electroplating
Publication Date12 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Ductile Cast Iron, Electrolytic Process, Electroplating, Gray Cast Iron, Malleable Cast Iron, Nodular Cast Iron, White Cast Iron
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