ASTM A740-98(2003)

    Historical Standard: ASTM A740-98(2003) Standard Specification for Hardware Cloth (Woven or Welded Galvanized Steel Wire Fabric)

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers woven or welded galvanized steel wire fabric commercially known as hardware cloth. It is customarily used for window and screen door guards, tree guards, industrial machine guards, sand screens, and grain bins. It serves as a protective screen against rodents and is used for many other home, farm, and industrial purposes.

    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.

    ASTM Standards

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

    B6 Specification for Zinc

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-1188 Commercial Packaging of Supplies and Equipment


    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/A0740-98R03

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