Standard Specification for Steel Wire, Hard Drawn for Prestressing Concrete Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 January 2011|
This specification covers two classes of uncoated, highstrength, hard-drawn steel wire for use in the manufacture of prestressed concrete pipe. In application, the wire is helically wrapped on the pipe maintaining tension by mechanical means not including drawing dies.
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.
Supplementary requirements describe hydrogen embrittlement resistance test acceptance criteria.
The following caveat pertains only to the test method portions of this specification, 6.2.3 and 6.4.3: This standard does not purport to address 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.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.