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ASTM B893 Test Specimens

Metaspec manufactures test specimens and panels used in quality testing by ASTM B893, which covers hard-coat anodizing of magnesium for engineering applications. ASTM B893 qualification test panels are made from the same alloy as the coated parts being evaluated.

The following tests in ASTM B893 require test specimens. Click on the test method number for more information about specimens required for each test.

  • ASTM B893 §8.1 Corrosion Test (see ASTM B117)

  • ASTM B893 §8.2 / Annex A1 Abrasion Resistance Test (see ASTM D4060)

  • ASTM B893 §8.3 (see ASTM B244 or ASTM B487)

To learn more about this specification, click HERE.


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