ASTM A586-04a

    Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated Parallel and Helical Steel Wire Structural Strand

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers zinc-coated steel wire structural strand, for use where a high-strength, high-modulus, multiple-wire tension member is desired as a component part of a structure. The strand is available with parallel or helical wire construction.

    1.1.1 The strand is available with several zinc coating classes and with two strength grades, as described in Section .

    1.2 The strand is furnished with Class A weight zinc-coated wires throughout. It can be furnished with Class B weight or Class C weight zinc-coated outer wires where additional corrosion protection is required.

    1.3 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

    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 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0586-04A

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