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1.1 This specification covers uncoated and four classes of round, metallic coated, cold-drawn, carbon steel wire for wire rope in five strength levels. This specification specifies:
1.1.1 Dimensional tolerances,
1.1.2 Mechanical characteristics,
1.1.3 Chemical composition requirements,
1.1.4 Coating requirements (if applicable), and
1.1.5 Packaging requirements.
1.2 The values stated for metric equivalents are provided for informational purposes only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A938 Test Method for Torsion Testing of Wire
B6 Specification for Zinc
B750 Specification for GALFAN (Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal) Alloy in Ingot Form for Hot-Dip Coatings
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
ISO/EN StandardsEN10264-1.2 Steel Wire and Wire Products--Steel Wire for Wire Rope
Industry StandardAPI9A Specification for Wire Rope Available from American Petroleum Institute (API), 1220 L. St., NW, Washington, DC 20005-4070, http://api-ec.api.org.
Industry ReferencesAIAG02.00 Primary Metals Identification Tag Application
Non-Referenced Industry Applicable StandardISOStd.2232 Drawn Wire for General Purpose Non-Alloy Steel Wire Ropes
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)