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GTP OF GALVANIZED MS STAY WIRES

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR EARTH WIRE

S.
Particulars Technicals
No.
1 Number of Wire in Strand 7
2 Nominal Diameter of each Wire 3.15 mm
3 Tolerance in diameter + 2.5%
4 Sectional area of each Wire 12.89
5 Minimum Tensile Strength of each wire before stranding 1.4 Kgf/ mm2
(corresponding to grade 4)
6 Minimum breaking load of each wire before stranding 556
7 Elongation Test – The elongation shall be subject to a reduction of not 10%
more than
8 Weight of zinc gms/sq.mm of each wire tested
i) Before Stranding 240
ii) After Stranding 228
9 Type of Coating on each Wire Heavy
10 Variety of each Wire Hard
11 Ductility Test (Wrap Test) of each wire before manufacture
a) Complete Turns of Wrap 8
b) Dia of mandrel on which to be wrapped 3.15mm
12 Min. Breaking Load after Stranding 3698 Kgf
13 Elongation Test (Min. % elongation corresponding to grade 4) 6%
14 Length of lay of strand
Min. 113.4mm
Max. 170.1mm
15 Number of dips the coating each wire is able to withstand at 18 ± 2ºC
a) Before Stranding 2 dips of 1
minute
b) After Stranding 1 dips of ½
minute
16 Freedom from Defects As pr ISS
17 Chemical Composition. The MS Wire used shall not exceed
a) Sulphur 0.055%
b) Phosphorous 0.055%
c) Carbon 0.25 %

HOT DIP GALVANIZED MS STRANDED WIRE

The hot dip galvanized MS Stranded wire of sizes 7/3.15 mm diameters shall conform to the relevant ISS
specification as detailed below:

MATERIAL

MS Wire used for each strand shall have the chemical composition (maximum)

Sulphur & Phosphorus – 0.055% and Carbon 0.25%.

Zinc shall conform to grade Zen 98 specified ARE 209-1966 & ARE 2141-1968, 1979 with up to date amendments.
ZINC COATING

Zinc coating shall be in accordance with IS:4826-1979 (heavily coated hard quality Grade-4 as per table-1)
with up to date amendments.

GALVANISING

Hot dip galvanizing shall be as per IS:2629-1985 & IS:4826-1979 with up to date amendments.

UNIFORMITY OF ZINC COATING

Uniformity of Zinc coating shall be determined as per IS:2633-1986 with up to date amendments.

TENSILE PROPERTIES

Tensile properties of each strand ensuring MS Wire mechanical properties as per IS:280-1972 (Cl.8.1 to 8.3)
and after galvanizing each wire shall be of tensile strength minimum 700N/mm2 (71 Kgs/mm2).

Tensile strength, bending load, lay & elongation of each wire and full strand shall conform to IS: 2141-1968
& IS: 2141-1972 in the tensile grade given above).

CONSTRUCTION

Construction shall be as per IS: 2141-1979 (Cl. 5.3.1 to 5.3.3)

FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS

Freedom from defects be ensured as per IS: 2141-1979 (clause 4.1.6 respectively).

TESTS ON WIRE BEFORE MANUFACTURE

As per IS:2141-1979 (Col.7.1 to 7.2.2) shall be done.