ASTM A475-98

    Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Wire Strand


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers five grades of zinc-coated, steel wire strand, composed of a number of round, steel wires, with four weights of zinc coatings, suitable 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.

    1.2.6 Minimum breaking strengths of strand for each grade are described in Section 8.

    1.3 The four weights of zinc coatings are: Type 1 and Classes A, B, and C. Minimum weights of zinc coatings are described in Section 12.

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

    ASTM Standards

    A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings

    A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products

    B6 Specification for Zinc


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0475-98

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A475-98, Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Wire Strand, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1998, www.astm.org

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