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1.1 This specification covers coppered carbon steel wire supplied in coils for general use. It may be produced hard drawn, annealed in process, or annealed at finish size. The coating is very thin and is not designed for protection against corrosion.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
U.S. Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
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
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
U.S. Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)