ASTM-A478 Standard Specification for Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Weaving and Knitting Wire

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This specification covers the commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for weaving and knitting. The steel shall conform to the requirements as to chemical composition specified. Wire shall be furnished in one of the following conditions: annealing, bright annealing, or cold drawing. The material shall conform to the requirements as to mechanical properties. The types of finish procurable are as follows: pickled finish and bright finish.




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1.1 This specification covers the more commonly used types of round stainless steel wire intended especially for weaving and knitting.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


knitting wire; stainless steel; weaving wire ;; ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality); 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

01.03 (Steel--Plate, Sheet, Strip, Wire; Stainless Steel Bar)

To find similar documents by classification:

77.140.20 (Stainless steels Including alloyed steels, corrosion-resistant steels, heat-resisting steels, etc.)

77.140.65 (Steel wire, wire ropes and link chains Lifting link chains and wire ropes, see 53.020.30 Steel wire for springs, see 77.140.25)

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1997 R19 EDITION



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March 12, 2019

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2 pages

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