This standard describes electroplated coatings of zinc plating and chromate
films hereinafter referred to as plating that are applied to iron and steel
for corrosion protection and appearance.
1. This standard applies to the significant surface that is defined as the
surface for which the plating is most important. Corrosion protective
qualities, for parts other than the significant surface, shall be determined
bu agreement between the parties concerned.
2. The significant surface shall be as specified by the drawing or the
3. The material specified in this NES shall satisfy NES M 0301 “Substance