Active Standard ASTM A492 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17
Book of Standards Volume: 01.03
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This specification covers the standard for the more commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for stranding into wire rope. Chemical analysis shall be performed on the steel and the chemical composition shall conform to the required values in carbon, manganese phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, and nitrogen. The material shall also meet the requirements in tensile strength.
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1.1 This specification covers the more commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for stranding into wire rope.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)