Active Standard ASTM A853 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.03
Book of Standards Volume: 01.03
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This specification covers carbon steel wire coils for general use. Steel samples shall be hard drawn, annealed in process, or annealed at finish size. The steel shall either be ingot cast or strand cast. The carbon steel shall also undergo tensile tests and shall conform to the required values of tensile strength. Final products shall be marked either by a tag or bar code.
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1.1 This specification covers carbon steel wire, supplied in coils, for general use. It may be produced hard drawn, annealed in process, or annealed at finish size.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
Military StandardsMIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipment and Storage
Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
AIAG StandardAIAGB-5 02.00 Primary Metals Identification Tag Application Standard Available from Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), 26200 Lahser Rd., Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48033, http://www.aiag.org.
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)