SAE AMS2480, revision D

Phosphate Treatment, Paint Base

Month of publication: 1991-10-01

Date reaffirmed: August 2011

Developed by committee: Ams B Finishes Processes And Fluids Committee

Other revisions of this standard: rev. C, rev. E, rev. F, rev. G, rev. H

Annotation and contents

Source of this annotation and contents: SAE.

This specification covers the requirements for producing a zinc phosphate coating on ferrous alloys and the properties of the coating. This process has been used typically to produce a coating that will ensure satisfactory paint adherence, but usage is not limited to such applications.