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1.1 This specification covers tinned, round, soft or annealed copper wire for electrical purposes.
1.2 The SI values for density and resistivity are to be regarded as standard. For all other properties the inch-pound values are to be regarded as the standard and the SI units may be approximate.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B49 Specification for Copper Rod Drawing Stock for Electrical Purposes
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B258 Specification for Nominal Diameters and Cross-Sectional Areas of AWG Sizes of Solid Round Wires Used as Electrical Conductors
Other DocumentNBSHandbook100 Copper Wire Tables
ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)