This specification covers deformed steel wire which has been cold-worked by drawing, rolling, or both drawing and rolling, to be used as produced, or in fabricated form, for the reinforcement of concrete in sizes having nominal cross-sectional areas not less than 6.45 mm² [0.01 in.²].
Supplement S1 describes high-strength wire, which shall be furnished when specifically ordered. It shall be permissible to furnish high-strength wire in place of regular wire if mutually agreed to by the purchaser and manufacturer.
The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text the inch-pound units are shown in brackets (except in Table 1). The value stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values may result in nonconformance with the specification.
Footnote * - A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.