ASTM Designation: A 428/A 428M-06
Standard Method of Test for
Mass [Weight] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated
Iron or Steel Articles
1.1. This test method covers procedures for determining the mass [weight] of coating on aluminum•
coated iron or steel sheets and wire, and on other aluminum-coated iron and steel articles.
1.2.The final results determined by this test method shall be expressed in SI or inch-pound units, depending on the units used in the material specification to which the results are to be compared. Certain portions of the procedure involving the determination of specimen mass [weight] have traditionally been performed in SI units, and corresponding inch-pound units are not included.
1.3.For sheet products, the final results are expressed as either coating mass [weight] total on both sides, or coating mass [weight] separately on each side, depending on the specified requirements.
1.4.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. For a specific precautionary statement, see Note 1.
1.5.Current regulation codes and hazard classifications for chemicals used in this test method are listed in R 16.
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