1.1 This specification covers cold-drawn steel wire, as-drawn or galvanized, to be used as such, or in fabricated form, for the reinforcement of concrete, in sizes not less than 2.03 mm [0.080 in.] nominal diameter.
1.2 Supplement S1 describes high-strength wire, which shall be furnished when specifically ordered. It shall be permissible to furnish high-strength wire in place of regular wire if mutually agreed to by the purchaser and the manufacturer.
1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text the inch-pound units are shown in brackets (except in Table 6). The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values may result in nonconformance with the 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.
A185/A185M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain, for Concrete
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems
U.S. Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
U.S. Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
ACI StandardACI318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
ICS Number Code 77.140.15 (Steels for reinforcement of concrete)