This SAE Standard specifies the guidance and the requirements for the electrodeposition of zinc-nickel alloy coatings on a range of metallic substrates for the provision of corrosion resistance to steel components and galvanic compatibility between some bi-metallic contacting surfaces.
Rationale: This Standard is a direct replacement for Def Stan 03-40 and has been reproduced by SAE International under the Open Government Licensing Agreement. The technical content remains unchanged from Issue 1 of the Defence Standard it supersedes. Any queries should be referred via the link shown in the feedback box at the bottom of this page.
Coatings, colorants, and finishesCorrosion resistant alloysNickel alloysZinc alloys
Also known as: SAE AMS 03_040
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