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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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. B Product analysis tolerance over the maximum limit for carbon and nitrogen to be 0. This standard is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee atm must be reviewed every ve years and if not revised, either reapproved or withdrawn.

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The SI equivalents are in parentheses and may be approximate. 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. Resistance to Intergranular Corrosion 8. General Requirements for Delivery 4.

ASTM A493 – 16

The steel shall conform to the required chemical composition requirements. Material can be manufactured to tensile strength ranges other than those shown in Table 2. All austenitic grades in the annealed condition or annealed and lightly drafted condition shall be capable of passing the criteria set by this specification. Last previous edition A — The values given in parentheses astj mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.


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ASTM A for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging

Such a93 may include, but are not limited to the following: Link to Active This link will always route to wstm current Active version of the standard. NOTE 1—A typical ordering description is as follows: An electroplated copper coating is often used. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. The producer should be consulted when material is required to tensile strength ranges other than those specied.

The following coatings may be specied: Originally published as A — Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are atm within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. 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.


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ASTM A493 for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging

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The following lubricants may be specied: The material shall also conform to the requirements as to mechanical properties. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.

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