Active Standard ASTM E2016 | Developed by Subcommittee: E29.01
Book of Standards Volume: 14.02
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This specification covers industrial woven wire fabric, referred to as wire cloth, for general use including the separation of particles. Wire cloth can be made of any primary metal or metal alloy wire that is suitable for weaving. Wire cloths are specified as normal range of double-crimp square mesh wire cloth (expressed by mesh) and normal range of space cloth (expressed by width opening). The technical requirements for wire cloth includes: wire tolerances, wire cloth tolerances, wire cloth blemishes, and delivery requirements. Test apparatus for either counting mesh or measuring irregular openings shall be compatible with the value of the tolerances.
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1.1 This specification covers industrial woven wire fabric, referred to as wire cloth, for general use including the separation of particles. Wire cloth can be made of any primary metal or metal alloy wire that is suitable for weaving. This specification does not apply to the following special types of wire cloth: filter cloth or dutch weave (see Appendix X1), fourdrinier and cylinder cloth, galvanized hardware cloth, insect wire screening, spiral weave wire cloth, testing sieve cloth, or welded wire cloth.
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.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A555/A555M Specification for General Requirements for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
E1638 Terminology Relating to Sieves, Sieving Methods, and Screening Media
E2814 Guide for Industrial Woven Wire Filter Cloth
ICS Number Code 59.060.30 (Mineral and metal fibres)