Active Standard ASTM A809 | Developed by Subcommittee: A05.12
Book of Standards Volume: 01.06
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This specification covers soft, medium, and hard temper carbon steel wire coated with aluminum by a hot-dip process, supplied in coils for general use. The steel rod from which the wire is to be produced shall be manufactured by any commercially accepted steel making practice. The ingot or pig aluminum used for coating shall conform to impurity limits prescribed for copper and iron. The aluminum-coated wire shall meet the tensile strength, coating weight, and adherence requirements. Tensile and adhesion tests shall be performed.
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2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or Steel Articles
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
U.S. Military StandardsMIL-STD-1188 Commercial Packaging of Supplies and Equipment MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
U.S. Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies)
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)
UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire)