ASTM A229/A229M-99

    Historical Standard: ASTM A229/A229M-99 Standard Specification for Steel Wire, Oil-Tempered for Mechanical Springs

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    ASTM A229 / A229M

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers two classes of oil-tempered steel spring wire intended especially for the manufacture of mechanical springs and wire forms.

    1.2 The values stated in either SI (metric) units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independent of the other.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel

    A510M Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel (Metric)

    A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

    A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

    A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E1077 Test Methods for Estimating the Depth of Decarburization of Steel Specimens


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.25 (Spring steels)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152205(Oil tempered wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0229_A0229M-99

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