TESLA – TM0009
Electrodeposited Zinc Anti-Corrosion Coatings
This specification establishes standards of quality, performance and delivery condition for zinc and zinc-alloy anti-corrosion coatings applied to vehicle components by electrodeposition. Coated components may also possess any of a number of secondary surface treatments intended to confer lubrication, alter tribological characteristics, seal the basecoat or provide color. This specification encompasses a variety of zinc or zinc-alloy basecoat chemistries, delineated as grades below.