2002 Edition, June 10, 2002
Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Terne (Lead-Tin Alloy) Coated by the Hot-Dip Process
Superseded By: ASTM A308/A308M
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Description / Abstract:
This specification covers sheet steel in coils and cut lengths coated
with lead-tin alloy (terne
metal, see 3.2.3) by the hot-dip process. This material is commonly
known as terne and is used
where ease of solderability and a degree of corrosion resistance are
desirable. It is especially
suitable where resistance to gasoline is required. Terne-coated sheet
is also used for stamping,
where the coating acts as a lubricant in the die, lessening
difficulties in drawing. The weight of
coating, always expressed as total coating on both sides, shall be
specified in accordance with