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1.1 This specification covers general requirements for carbon steel wire rods and uncoated coarse round wire in coils or straightened and cut lengths.
1.2 In case of conflict, the requirements in the purchase order, on the drawing, in the individual specification, and in this general specification shall prevail in the sequence named.
Note 1—A complete metric companion to Specification A 510 has been developed-Specification A 510M; therefore, no metric equivalents are presented in this 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
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
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E30 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Steel, Cast Iron, Open-Hearth Iron, and Wrought Iron
E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
SAE StandardJ1086 Numbering Metals and Alloy
AIAG StandardAIAGB-5 02.00 Primary Metals Identification Tag Application Standard
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)