ASTM B279-98

    Standard Test Method for Stiffness of Bare Soft Square and Rectangular Copper and Aluminum Wire for Magnet Wire Fabrication

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method, known as the low-stress elongation (LSE) test, covers the procedure for determining the stiffness of bare soft square and rectangular copper and aluminum wire in terms of the permanent elongation resulting from the application of a stress of tensile.


    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

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121509(Magnet wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0279-98

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