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.
1.1 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.
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 international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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