ASTM A474-98

    Standard Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Wire Strand

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers five grades of aluminum-coated, steel wire strand, composed of a number of round, steel wires, with aluminum coatings, for use as guys, messengers, span wires, and for similar purposes.

    1.2 The five grades covered are as follows:

    1.2.1 Utilities,

    1.2.2 Common,

    1.2.3 Siemens-Martin,

    1.2.4 High-Strength, and

    1.2.5 Extra High-Strength.

    1.3 Minimum breaking strengths of strand for each grade are specified in Table 1.

    1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.


    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

    A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or Steel Articles


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0474-98

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