Active Standard ASTM A390 | Developed by Subcommittee: A05.12
Book of Standards Volume: 01.06
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This specification covers zinc-coated fence fabric intended for enclosure of poultry, or to prevent entry into special areas. It is available in three styles as: poultry netting; poultry-and-garden fence fabric; and chick fence fabric. The zinc used for the coating shall be any grade of zinc conforming to the specified requirements. Wire tests shall be made to conform to the specified requirements.
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1.1 This specification covers zinc-coated fence fabric intended for enclosure of poultry, or to prevent entry into special areas. It is available in three styles as:
1.1.1 Poultry Netting, consisting of a mesh of woven wire with openings hexagonal in shape,
1.1.2 Poultry-and-Garden Fence Fabric, consisting of a series of horizontal (line) wires with vertical (stay) wires wrapped around the line wires, forming rectangular openings, and
1.1.3 Chick Fence Fabric, similar to poultry-and-garden fabric except that the wires at the bottom of the fabric are placed at a closer spacing.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as 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.
A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products
B6 Specification for Zinc
U.S. Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.
U.S. Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)
UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire); 30152001(Metal fencing)