BS4565-1990 Standard

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Table 1. Initial Settings for Determining Stress 1% Extension
Nominal Diameter of Galvanized Steel Wire Initial Stress N/mm2 Initial Setting of Extensometer mm/mm
> <
mm mm
1.18 2.24 95 0.05
2.24 3.15 190 0.10
3.15 5.00 285 0.15
Table 2. Tensile Strength and Stress at 1% Elongation
Nominal Diameter of Galvanized Steel Wire Tensile Strength minimum N/mm2 Stress at 1% elongation minimum N/mm2
> <
mm mm
1.18 2.24 1400 1180
2.24 3.15 1320 1140
3.15 5.00 1320 1100
Table 3. Properties for High Strength Galvanized Steel Wire for ACSR
Tensile strength grade N/mm2, min. 1550 1700 1800
Nominal diameter of galvanized wire Min. stress at 1% elongation Min. elongation L0+=200mm% Steel wrap test dia. Min. stress at 1% elongation Min. elongation L0+=200mm% Steel Wrap test dia. Min. stress at 1% elongation Min. elongation L0+=200mm% Steel wrap test dia.
>
mm mm
1.18 1.32 1260 3.0 1d 1320 3.0 2d 1370 3.0 3d
1.32 1.80 1260 3.5 1d 1320 3.0 2d 1370 3.0 3d
1.80 2.24 1260 3.5 2d 1320 3.0 2d 1370 3.0 3d
2.24 2.72 1260 3.5 2d 1320 3.5 3d 1370 3.0 3d
2.72 2.90 1260 3.5 2d 1320 3.5 3d 1370 3.0 3d
2.90 4.00 1220 4.0 3d 1280 3.5 3d - - -
4.00 5.00 1220 4.0 3d - - - - - -
d=Nominal diameter of galvanized wire
L0= Original Gauge Length
Table 4. Conversions of Tensile Strength and Stress at 1% Elongation
N/MM2 tonf/in2
1100 71.2
1140 73.8
1180 76.4
1220 79.0
1260 81.6
1280 82.9
1320 85.5
1370 88.7
1400 9.07
1550 100.4
1700 110.1
1800 116.6
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