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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ASTM A493 for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging
All austenitic grades in the annealed condition or annealed and lightly drafted condition shall be capable of passing the criteria set by this specification. Resistance to Intergranular Corrosion 8. 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 satm.
The SI equivalents are in parentheses and may be approximate. Such requirements may include, but are not limited to the following: An electroplated copper coating is often used.
ASTM A for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging
Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of a4993 validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility. The producer should be consulted when material is required to tensile strength ranges other than those specied. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard.
B Product analysis tolerance over the maximum limit for carbon and nitrogen to be 0. The steel shall conform to the required chemical composition requirements.
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Material can be manufactured to tensile strength ranges other than those shown in Table 2. Your comments are invited either for revision of this standard or for additional standards and should be addressed to ASTM Headquarters. 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.
The following coatings may be specied: Originally published as A — The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are ast, for information only and are not considered standard. 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.
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