ASTM | Standard Specification for Copper-Clad Steel Wire Strand
This specification covers copper-clad steel wire strand composed of a number of round steel, copper-clad wires, for use as guys, messengers, span wires, and for similar purposes where electrical conductance is not a requirement. The strand is classified based on the minimum breaking strength and number of wires in the strand. Each wire in the strand shall be composed of a steel core made from steel produced by commercially-accepted steel-making process, with a substantially uniform and continuous copper cladding thoroughly bonded to it throughout.
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