ASTM A231/A231M-96

    Historical Standard: ASTM A231/A231M-96 Standard Specification for Chromium-Vanadium Alloy Steel Spring Wire

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    ASTM A231 / A231M

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers round chromium-vanadium alloy steel spring wire having properties and quality intended for the manufacture of springs used at moderately elevated temperatures. This wire shall be either in the annealed and cold-drawn or oil-tempered condition as specified by the purchaser.

    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

    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

    A752 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Alloy Steel

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


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152200(Non electric iron and steel wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0231_A0231M-96

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