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ASTM International - ASTM A474-03(2013)

Standard Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Wire Strand

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Wires): 29.060.10
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1.1 This specification covers five grades of aluminum-coated, steel wire strand, composed of a number of round, steel wires, with aluminum coatings, for use as guys, messengers, span wires, and for similar purposes.

1.2 The five grades covered are as follows:

1.2.1 Utilities,

1.2.2 Common,

1.2.3 Siemens-Martin,

1.2.4 High-Strength, and

1.2.5 Extra High-Strength.

1.3 Minimum breaking strengths of strand for each grade are specified in Table 1.

TABLE 1 Physical Properties of Aluminum-Coated Steel Wire Strand

Nominal
Diameter
of Strand,
in. (mm)
Number
of Wires
in
Strand
Nominal
Diameter
of Coated
Wires in
Strand, in.
(mm)
Approximate
Weight of
Strand,
lb/1000 ft
(kg/m)
Minimum Breaking Strength of Strand, lbf (kN)
Utilities Grade

A

Common
Grade
Siemens-
Martin
Grade
High-
Strength
Grade
Extra-High-
Strength
Grade

3/16 

(4.76) 7 0.062 (1.57)  73 (0.108)   . . . . . .  1 150 (5.1)   1 900 (8.5)   2 850 (12.7)  . . . . . .

3/16 

(4.76) 7 0.065 (1.65)  80 (0.118)   2 400 (10.7)  (1)

B

 . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

1/4 

(6.35) 3 0.120 (3.05) 117 (0.173)   3 150 (14.0)  (2)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

1/4 

(6.35) 3 0.120 (3.05) 117 (0.173)   4 500 (20.0)  (3)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

1/4 

(6.35) 7 0.080 (2.03) 121 (0.179)   . . . . . .  1 900 (8.5)   3 150 (14.0)   4 750 (21.1)  6 650 (29.6)

9/32 

(7.14) 7 0.093 (2.36) 164 (0.243)   4 600 (20.5)  (1)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

5/16 

(7.94) 3 0.145 (3.68) 171 (0.253)   6 500 (28.9)  (3)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

5/16 

(7.94) 7 0.104 (2.64) 205 (0.303)   . . . . . .  3 200 (14.2)   5 350 (23.8)   8 000 (35.6)  11 200 (49.8)

5/16 

(7.94) 7 0.109 (2.77) 225 (0.333)   6 000 (26.7)  (1)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

3/8 

(9.52) 3 0.165 (4.19) 220 (0.326)   8 500 (37.8)  (3)  . . . . . .   . . . . . .   . . . . . .  . . . . . .

3/8 

(9.52) 7 0.120 (3.05) 273 (0.404)  11 500 (51.2)  (4)  4 250 (18.9)   6 950 (30.9)  10 800 (48.0)  15 400 (68.5)

7/16 

(11.11) 7 0.145 (3.68) 399 (0.591)  18 000 (80.1)  (4)  5 700 (25.4)   9 350 (41.6)  14 500 (64.5)  20 800 (92.5)

1/2 

(12.7) 7 0.165 (4.19) 517 (0.765)  25 000 (111.2) (4)  7 400 (32.9)  12 100 (53.8)  18 800 (83.6)  26 900 (119.7)

A The utilities grade is used principally by communication and power and light industries.B The last numbers in parentheses refer to elongation requirements specified in Section 9.

1.4 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.

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Document History

September 1, 2017
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ASTM A474-03(2013)
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