1.1 This specification covers PVC and other conforming organic polymer-coated steel tension wire for use with chain link fence. PVC and other organic polymer coatings hereinafter will be designated as polymer coating.
Tension wire, produced from three classes of wire coatings, is covered as follows:
1.2.1 Class 1, consisting of a polymer coating extruded over zinc-coated or aluminum-coated or zinc-5 % aluminum-mischmetal alloy-coated steel wire;
1.2.2 Class 2a, consisting of a polymer coating extruded and adhered to zinc-coated or aluminum-coated or zinc-5 % aluminum-mischmetal alloy-coated steel wire; and
1.2.3 Class 2b, consisting of a polymer coating fused and adhered to zinc-coated or aluminum-coated or zinc-5 % aluminum-mischmetal alloy-coated steel wire.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 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.