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1.1 This specification covers metallic-coated steel fence fabric having a series of horizontal (line) wires, with vertical (stay) wires woven or wrapped around the line wires, forming rectangular openings. The fence fabric is suitable for use in fences for farm field enclosure (to keep domestic animals in or out), for highway or railroad right-of-way fencing (to control access), and other similar uses.
1.2 This specification covers fence fabric in various designs, tensile strength grades, and metallic coating types and grades.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.
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
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or Steel Articles
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A809 Specification for Aluminum-Coated (Aluminized) Carbon Steel Wire
A856/A856M Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Carbon Steel Wire
A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products
U.S. Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)