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ASTM A116 - 11

ASTM A116
Abstract

This specification covers metallic-coated steel-woven wire fence fabric having a series of horizontal (line) wires, with vertical (stay) wires either wrapped around the line wire (hinge joint) or fixed with another separate wire to the line wire (continuous stay fixed knot joint), forming rectangular openings. The fence fabric is suitable for use in fences for farm field enclosure (to keep domestic animals in or out), for wildlife and exotic animal control, for highway or railroad right-of-way fencing (to control access), and other similar uses. This specification covers fence fabric in various designs of tensile strength grades, namely: Grade 60, Grade 125, and Grade 175, metallic coating types, namely: Type A, Type Z, and Type ZA, and metallic coating classes, namely: Class 1, Class 3, Class 20, Class 40, and Class 80. The steel wire shall be coated prior to fabrication and the coating weight [mass] shall conform to the specified breaking strength and tensile strength. Requirements for construction including splicing and fence fabric length are detailed. Typical fence fabric dimensions for design numbers are illustrated. Tests for coating weight and breaking strength shall be performed.

This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. 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. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

1. Scope

 

1.1 This specification covers metallic-coated steel fence fabric having a series of horizontal (line) wires, with vertical (stay) wires either wrapped around the line wire (hinge joint) or fixed with another separate wire to the line wire (continuous stay fixed knot joint), forming rectangular openings. The fence fabric is suitable for use in fences for farm field enclosure (to keep domestic animals in or out), for wildlife and exotic animal control, for highway or railroad right-of-way fencing (to control access), and other similar uses.

1.2 This specification covers fence fabric in various designs, tensile strength grades, and metallic coating types and grades.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered Standard.

1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.

 

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the Standard.
ASTM Standards

A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of steel Products
A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or steel Articles
A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A809 Specification for Aluminum-Coated (Aluminized) Carbon Steel Wire
A856/A856M Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Carbon Steel Wire
A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products

U.S. Federal Standard

Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)

U.S. Military Standards

MIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipments and Storage


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Index Terms

 

fence fabric; fencing material; metallic coated steel wire; steel wire; wire; Farm-field fencing; Fences/fencing materials--specifications; Highway construction--specifications; Metallic-coated steel wire--specifications; Railroad steel materials; Steel wire (coated)--specifications; Steel wire fabric--specifications; Zinc-coated steel wire--specifications;

 

 

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ICS Code

 

ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)

 

 

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DOI: 10.1520/A0116-11

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ASTM A116 (Steel Standards)
 




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