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ASTM A1060 / A1060M - 11 standard specification for zinc-coated (galvanized) steel welded wire reinforcement, plain and deformed, for concrete


Source: ASTM International

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers zinc-coated steel welded wire reinforcement, plain and deformed, or a combination of deformed and plain wires, for reinforcement of concrete, in sizes not less than 0.080 in. [2.03 mm] and over nominal diameter for plain wire and 0.113 in. [2.87 mm] and over for deformed wire.

1.2 This specification is intended to be applicable to cold-worked wire, drawn or rolled, plain or deformed, coated in a continuous process.

1.3 An alternative to a continuous coating process of wire before fabrication is a hot-dip process, where the welded wire reinforcement is immersed in a bath of molten zinc.

Note 1—Data on the corrosion resistance of galvanized steels in concrete are limited. The user is cautioned that the laboratory testing performed on this material has been insufficient and may not accurately reflect the performance of the material when embedded in concrete as reinforcement.

1.4 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A82/A82M Specification for Steel Wire, Plain, for Concrete Reinforcement
A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
A185/A185M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain, for Concrete
A496/A496M Specification for Steel Wire, Deformed, for Concrete Reinforcement
A497/A497M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Deformed, for Concrete
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A780 Practice for Repair of Damaged and Uncoated Areas of Hot-Dip Galvanized Coatings
B6 Specification for Zinc
B487 Test Method for Measurement of Metal and Oxide Coating Thickness by Microscopical Examination of Cross Section
E376 Practice for Measuring Coating Thickness by Magnetic-Field or Eddy-Current (Electromagnetic) Examination Methods

Military Standard
MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage

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

Index Terms

deformations; galvanizing; reinforcing steels; steel wire; welded wire reinforcement; zinc-coated: Concrete reinforcement--specifications; Galvanized materials/structures/surfaces; Reinforcing steel/concrete; Welded steel wire--specifications; Zinc-coated steel wire--specifications;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 77.140.15 (Steels for reinforcement of concrete)

DOI: 10.1520/A1060_A1060M-11

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