Above values from ASTM A Higher strengths can be produced by heavy cold work – this may be required for certain applications. ASTM A – 16 Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging. This specification covers. See the chemical composition and physical properties of ASTM A Grade annealed Stainless Steel, find alternative materials, and connect with suppliers.
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The steel shall conform to the required chemical composition requirements. Resistance to Intergranular Corrosion 8. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard.
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ASTM A for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging
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The following coatings may be specied: Such requirements may include, but are not limited to the following: Material can be manufactured to tensile strength ranges other than those shown in Table 2. The American Society for Testing and Materials takes no position respecting the validity of any patent rights asserted in connection with any item mentioned in this standard. The material shall also conform to the requirements as to mechanical properties.
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The following lubricants may be specied: All austenitic grades in the annealed condition or annealed and lightly drafted condition shall be capable of passing the criteria set by this specification. A superscript epsilon e indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval. Copyright ASTM Standard Specication for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging1 This standard is issued under the xed designation A ; the number immediately following the designation indicates the astj of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision.
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ASTM A493 for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging
B Product analysis tolerance over the maximum limit for carbon and nitrogen to be 0. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
The producer should be consulted when material is required to tensile strength ranges other than those specied. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or adtm any representation that the contents asm this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.
For smaller sizes, similar mechanical properties apply to ferritic and martensitic grades; however the producer should be consulted regarding somewhat higher tensile properties applicable to austenitic grades. This specification covers cold-finished and hot-finished stainless steel wire and wire rods for cold heading or cold forging for applications, such as fasteners, where corrosion resistance is a factor. Soap is generally used. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.
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General Requirements for Delivery 4. An electroplated copper coating is often used. Your comments will receive careful consideration at a meeting of the responsible technical committee, which you may attend. Originally published as A aztm It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application.