Zinc-Coated Steel Wire Strand
This Standard describes zinc-coated steel wire strand suitable for use as guys,
suspension strand, span wires, and overhead ground wire strand. Overhead
ground wire strand for electric power transmission is produced free of wire
joints. Included are requirements for Grades 110, 160, 180, and 220 [800,
1100, 1300 and 1500]. Zinc-coatings for all grades include hot-dip Class A and
electro-galvanized Class A, B, or C. Construction features include strands
containing 7, 19, or more than 19 wires.
This Standard is not intended for use in the manufacture and purchase of
galvanized bridge or ACSR strands, smooth coil track stand, or galvanized sash
The values stated in either inch/pound units or SI units are to be regarded as
Standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in square brackets and in
separate tables. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents.
Each system must be used independently of the other.