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1.1 This specification covers bare round copper-clad steel wire for electronic application.
1.2 Four classes of copper-clad steel wire are covered as follows:
1.2.1 Class 30HS—Nominal 30 % conductivity hard-drawn,
1.2.2 Class 30A—Nominal 30 % conductivity annealed,
1.2.3 Class 40—HSNominal 40 % conductivity hard-drawn, and
1.2.4 Class 40ANominal 40 % conductivity annealed.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are in SI units.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
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
National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNBS Handbook 100--Copper Wire Tables Available from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Dr., Stop 1070, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070, http://www.nist.gov.
ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)