ASTM B500/B500M-98

    Standard Specification for Metallic Coated Stranded Steel Core for Aluminum Conductors, Steel Reinforced (ACSR)


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers 7-wire, 19-wire, 37-wire, and 61-wire zinc-coated (galvanized), zinc-5% aluminum-mischmetal alloy-coated, and aluminum-coated (aluminized) stranded steel core inserted for use in aluminum conductors, steel reinforced (ACSR).

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    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

    B498/B498M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Steel Core Wire for Use in Overhead Electrical Conductors

    B502 Specification for Aluminum-Clad Steel Core Wire for Use in Overhead Electrical Aluminum Conductors

    B606 Specification for High-Strength Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Steel Core Wire for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Conductors, Steel Reinforced

    B802/B802M Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Core Wire for Aluminum Conductors, Steel Reinforced (ACSR)

    B803 Specification for High-Strength Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Core Wire for Use in Overhead Electrical Conductors

    B957 Specification for Extra-High-Strength and Ultra-High-Strength Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Steel Core Wire for Overhead Electrical Conductors

    B958 Specification for Extra-High-Strength and Ultra-High-Strength Class A Zinc-5% Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Core Wire for Use in Overhead Electrical Conductors

    E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121500(Electrical wire)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0500_B0500M-98

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B500 / B500M-98, Standard Specification for Metallic Coated Stranded Steel Core for Aluminum Conductors, Steel Reinforced (ACSR), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1998, www.astm.org

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