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1.1 This specification covers round carbon spring steel wire in coils intended for the manufacture of mechanical springs and wire forms that are heat treated (austenitized, quenched, and tempered) after fabrication.
1.2 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.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys
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
E350 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Carbon Steel, Low-Alloy Steel, Silicon Electrical Steel, Ingot Iron, and Wrought Iron
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
AIAG StandardAIAGB-5 02.00 Primary Metals Identification Tag Application Standard
Society of Automotive Engineers StandardJ 1086 Numbering Metals and Alloys