1.1 This specification covers deformed steel wire which has been cold-worked by drawing, rolling, or both drawing and rolling, to be used as produced, or in fabricated form, for the reinforcement of concrete in sizes having nominal cross-sectional areas not less than 6.45 mm 2 [0.01 in.2].
1.2 Supplement S1 describes high-strength wire, which shall be furnished when specifically ordered. It shall be permissible to furnish high-strength wire in place of regular wire if mutually agreed to by the purchaser and manufacturer.
1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text the inch-pound units are shown in brackets (except in Table 1). The value stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values may result in nonconformance with 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.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A497/A497M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Deformed, for Concrete
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems
Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
ACI StandardACI318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
ICS Number Code 77.140.15 (Steels for reinforcement of concrete)