Wire is a long-cut metalware used as a semi-finished product to manufacture mesh, springs, wire ropes and cables, electric wires, electrodes etc.
- condition of surface finish;
- chemical composition;
- mechnical properties and other traits.
According to GOST 2333-74 the wire is classified by:
- uncoated or zinc-coated steel wire per GOST 7372-79 ;
- organic or metal core. Organic cores are made of cotton and polymer thread bast fiber (hemp, sisal, abaca) and cord.
- core material: organic (ÎÑ), metal (ÌÑ);
- designation: cargo/passenger to hoist and transport people and cargoes; cargo – to handle cargo.
- ÒÊ – bracing cargo-protection cables, temporary timber floating lashings etc.;
- ËÊ-Î – hoisting cables of ships and elevators, hauling cables on cable ways;
- ËÊ-Ð – cables for smelter cranes, mine winding plants, excavators;
- ËÊ 3 – cables for all industries except those assuming cable operation in hostile environments;
- ËÊ -ÐÎ – cables for operation in hostile environments.
Depending on its designation, the wire is made from different steel grades: commercial wire per GOST 3282 - from rod and from low-carbon steel per GOST 1050-74 ; spring wire per GOST 9389-75 - from carbon steel with 0.4 – 1.0% carbon content, alloyed spring wire per GOST 14963-78 60Ñ2À, 65Ñ2ÂÀ, quality grade wire – from such steel grades as: 08êï, Ñò10, Ñò10ïñ, Ñò15êï, Ñò20, Ñò35, Ñò40 & Ñò50 etc.
Cable is a product composed of the following materials:
Cable lines are subdivided by several characteristic features including:
Application of different designs of cable lines :
For more details see GOST norms & Technical Requirements section.