ASTM A853-93(2003)

    Standard Specification for Steel Wire, Carbon, for General Use

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers carbon steel wire, supplied in coils, for general use. It may be produced hard drawn, annealed in process, or annealed at finish size.

    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

    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

    A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

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

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipment and Storage

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)

    AIAG Standard

    AIAGB-5 02.00 Primary Metals Identification Tag Application Standard Available from Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), 26200 Lahser Rd., Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48033, http://www.aiag.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152200(Non electric iron and steel wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0853-93R03

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