Active Standard ASTM A478 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17
Book of Standards Volume: 01.03
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This specification covers the commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for weaving and knitting. The steel shall conform to the requirements as to chemical composition specified. Wire shall be furnished in one of the following conditions: annealing, bright annealing, or cold drawing. The material shall conform to the requirements as to mechanical properties. The types of finish procurable are as follows: pickled finish and bright finish.
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1.1 This specification covers the more commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for weaving and knitting.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A555/A555M Specification for General Requirements for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality); 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)