Technical Data

The following is a summary of the common standards applicable to our industry and handy tables for fencing, low carbon wire, spring wire, reinforcing and temporary fencing.

List of Common Standards Applicable to the Wire Industry

Fencing
AS1725-2003* Chain link fabric security fencing and gates.
*AS1725-2010 is available and will supersede AS1725-2003.
AS2423-2002 Coated steel wire fencing products for terrestrial, aquatic and general use.
AS/NZ4534-2006 Zinc & zinc/aluminium alloy coating on steel wire.

Pipe for Fencing
AS1163 -1991 Structural steel hollow sections.
AS/NZ4792-2006 Hot-dip galvanised coating on ferrous hollow sections, applied by a continuous or a specialised

AS/NZ4680-2006 Hot-dip galvanised coating on fabricated ferrous articles.
AS/NZ4506-2005 Metal finishing – Thermoset powder coatings.

Reinforcing
AS/NZ4671-2001 Steel reinforcing materials.
AS/NZ4672.1-2007 Steel prestressing materials.

Spring Wire
AS1472-2003 Carbon steel spring wire for mechanical springs.

Temporary Fencing
AS4687-2007 Temporary fencing and hoardings.

Low Carbon Wire Specifications

There is no specific standard for low carbon wire so we have used the general details provided by Onesteel. Other wire from local and overseas suppliers may have different characteristics so please check with your supplier.


Hard Drawn Low Carbon 

 

Nominal Diameter Tolerance Nominal Wire Dia. mm Tensile Strength (Mpa)
>1.60 mm < 2.80 mm +/- 0.04 mm >1.60 mm < 2.00 mm 750-1050
>2.80 mm < 5.00 mm +/- 0.05 mm >2.00 mm < 2.24 mm 700-1000
>5.00 mm < 8.00 mm +/- 0.06 mm >2.24 mm < 2.70 mm 650-950
>8.00 mm +/- 0.08 mm >2.70 mm < 2.80 mm 600-900
    >2.80 mm < 4.20 mm 550-850
    >4.20 mm < 11.2 mm 500-800

 


Low Carbon Galvanised Wire

Nominal Diameter mm Metres/kg Standard Galvanised to Class W02Z Heavy Galvanised to Class W010Z Tensile Strength MPa
0.90 200.0 +/-0.04 mm +/-0.05 mm Soft 380-550
1.25 103.7 +/-0.04 mm +/-0.05mm
1.60 63.30 +/-0.04 mm +/-0.05 mm Med 500-625
2.00 40.50 +/-0.06 mm +/-0.07 mm
2.50 25.90 +/-0.06mm +/-0.07 mm Hard 625-850
3.15 16.30 +/-0.07 mm +/-0.08 mm
4.00 10.10 +/-0.07 mm +/-0.08 mm  
5.00 6.50 +/-0.08 mm +/-0.10 mm  
5.60 5.20 +/-0.08 mm +/-0.10 mm  
6.30 4.10 +/-0.06 mm +/-0.15 mm  
7.10 3.20 +/-0.06 mm n/a  
8.00 2.50 +/-0.10 mm n/a  
9.00 2.00 +/-0.10 mm n/a  
10.00 1.60 +/-0.10 mm n/a  

NB Not all tensile strengths are available in all sizes and coating masses

 

 Plain End Structural Steel Circular Hollow Sections in Outside Diameters Less Than 168.3 mm    
Manufactured to AS1163 Hot Dip Galvanised to AS/NZ4792    
Nominal Quality Outside Wall Surface   Grade Standard Mass    
Size   Diameter Thickness Finish     Length Plain End Tube    
(DN)   do t                
    mm mm       m kg/m m/t    
15 Medium (M) 21.3 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 1.24 806    
                       
20 Extra Light (XL) 26.9 2.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 1.28 784    
20 Light (L) 26.9 2.3 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 1.44 694    
20 Medium (M) 26.9 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 1.60 623    
20 Heavy (H) 26.9 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 1.92 522    
                       
25 Extra Light (XL) 33.7 2.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 1.62 616    
25 Light (L) 33.7 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 2.05 487    
25 Medium (M) 33.7 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 2.47 404    
25 Heavy (H) 33.7 4.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 3.00 334    
                       
32 Extra Light (XL) 42.4 2.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 2.07 483    
32 Light (L) 42.4 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 2.63 381    
32 Medium (M) 42.4 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 3.18 315    
32 Heavy (H) 42.4 4.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 3.87 258    
                       
40 Extra Light (XL) 48.3 2.3 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 2.70 371    
40 Light (L) 48.3 2.9 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 3.33 300    
40 Medium (M) 48.3 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 3.65 274    
40 Heavy (H) 48.3 4.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 4.46 224    
                       
50 Extra Light (XL) 60.3 2.3 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 3.40 294    
50 Light (L) 60.3 2.9 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 4.21 237    
50 Medium (M) 60.3 3.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 5.14 195    
50 Heavy (H) 60.3 4.5 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 6.30 159    
                       
65 Extra Light (XL) 76.1 2.3 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 4.33 231    
65 Light (L) 76.1 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 5.89 170    
65 Medium (M) 76.1 3.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 6.56 152    
65 Heavy (H) 76.1 4.5 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 8.07 124    
                       
80 Extra Light (XL) 88.9 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 5.70 176    
80 Light (L) 88.9 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 6.92 144    
80 Medium (M) 88.9 4.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 8.53 117    
80 Heavy (H) 88.9 5.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 10.5 95.3    
                       
90   101.6 2.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 6.53 153    
90 Light (L) 101.6 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 7.95 126    
90 Medium (M) 101.6 4.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 9.81 102    
90 Heavy (H) 101.6 5.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 12.1 82.7    
                       
100 Extra Light (XL) 114.3 3.2 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 8.98 111    
100 Light (L) 114.3 3.6 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 10.00 99.6    
100 Medium (M) 114.3 4.5 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 12.4 80.8    
100 Heavy (H) 114.3 5.4 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 14.7 68.1    
                       
125 Extra Light (XL) 139.7 3.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 10.4 96.4    
125 Light (L) 139.7 3.5 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 12.0 83.2    
125 Medium (M) 139.7 5.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 16.9 59.3    
125 Heavy (H) 139.7 5.4 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 18.1 55.2    
                       
150 Extra Light (XL) 165.1 3.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 12.3 81.3    
150 Light (L) 165.1 3.5 Hot Dip Galvanized   C350L0 6.5 14.3 70.2    
150 Medium (M) 165.1 5.0 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 20.0 49.9    
150 Heavy (H) 165.1 5.4 Hot Dip Galvanized   C250L0 6.5 21.6 46.4    
                       
- Hot Dip Galvanizes Sections comply with the coating requirements of AS/NZS 4792 - Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on ferrous hollow sections, applied by a continuous or a specialized processes, HDG300  
           

Thanks to Australian Tube Mills for providing details on the above chart. For information on tube with other coatings such as Clear, DuraGal, SupaGal, please contact Australian Tube Mills.


 




Spring Steel Wire Tensile Strength Standards (N/mm2)

Size Size Range JIS G 3521 Size Range EN10270-1 Size ASTM A 227 Size AS1472 AS1472
(mm) (mm) SWB SWC/SWC-80 (mm) SM DM (inch) (mm) CLASS I CLASS II (mm) Range 2 Range 2 Galv.
0.08 <0.08 2450-2790 2790-3140 - - - - - - -      
0.09 0.08-0.09 2400-2750 2750-3090 - - - - - - -
0.10 0.09-0.10 2350-2700 2700-3040 - - - - - - -
0.12 0.10-0.12 2300-2650 2650-2990 - - - - - - -
0.14 0.12-0.14 2260-2600 2600-2940 - - - - - - -
0.16 0.14-0.16 2210-2550 2550-2890 - - - - - - -
0.18 0.16-0.18 2210-2500 2500-2840 0.16-0.20 2500-2790 2500-2790 0.007 0.18 2090-2490 2500-2900
0.20 0.18-0.20 2210-2500 2500-2790 0.008 0.20 2070-2470 2480-2880
0.23 0.21-0.23 2160-2450 2450-2750 0.20-0.22 2470-2760 2470-2760 0.009 0.23 2060-2460 2470-2870      
0.25 0.24-0.26 2110-2400 2400-2700 0.22-0.25 2430-2710 2430-2710 0.010 0.25 2050-2390 2400-2740
0.26 0.25-0.28 2390-2670 2390-2670
0.27 0.27-0.29 2060-2350 2350-2650 0.011 0.28 2030-2370 2380-2720
0.29 0.28-0.30 2370-2650 2370-2650
0.30 0.30-0.35 2010-2300 2300-2600
0.32 0.30-0.32 2350-2630 2350-2630 0.012 0.31 2020-2360 2370-2710
0.32-0.34 2330-2600 2330-2600
0.35 0.34-0.36 2310-2580 2310-2580 0.014 0.36 2000-2340 2350-2690
0.40 0.36-0.40 1960-2260 2260-2550 0.36-0.38 2290-2560 2290-2560
0.38-0.40 2270-2550 2270-2550
0.42 0.41-0.50 1910-2210 2210-2500 0.40-0.43 2250-2520 2250-2520 0.016 0.41 1990-2290 2300-2600
0.45 0.43-0.45 2240-2500 2240-2500
0.50 0.45-0.48 2220-2480 2220-2480 0.018 0.46 1970-2270 2280-2580
0.48-0.50 2200-2470 2200-2470
0.55 0.51-0.55 1860-2160 2160-2450 0.50-0.53 2180-2450 2180-2450 0.020 0.51 1950-2230 2230-2510 0.56 2220-2490  
0.53-0.56 2170-2430 2170-2430
0.60 0.56-0.65 1810-2110 2110-2400 0.56-0.60 2140-2400 2140-2400 0.023 0.58 1920-2200 2210-2480 0.63 2190-2460  
0.60-0.63 2130-2380 2130-2380 0.71 2160-2430  
0.65 0.63-0.65 2120-2370 2120-2370
0.70 0.66-0.70 1770-2060 2060-2350 0.65-0.70 2090-2350 2090-2350 0.026 0.66 1900-2170 2180-2450
0.80 0.70-0.80 1770-2010 2010-2300 0.70-0.75 2070-2320 2070-2320 0.029 0.74 1870-2140 2150-2430 0.80 2130-2400 2020-2320
0.75-0.80 2050-2300 2050-2300
0.90 0.81-0.90 1770-2010 2010-2260 0.80-0.85 2030-2280 2030-2280 0.032 0.81 1830-2110 2120-2390 0.90 2100-2370 1990-2290
0.85-0.90 2010-2260 2010-2260 0.035 0.89 1800-2080 2080-2360
1.00 0.91-1.00 1720-1960 1960-2210 0.90-0.95 2000-2240 2000-2240 1.00 2040-2310 1940-2240
0.95-1.00 1980-2220 1980-2220
1.20 1.01-1.20 1670-1910 1910-2160 1.00-1.05 1960-2200 1960-2200 0.041 1.04 1760-2020 2030-2290      
1.05-1.10 1950-2190 1950-2190
1.10-1.20 1920-2160 1920-2160 1.25 1970-2230 1870-2170
1.40 1.21-1.40 1620-1860 1860-2110 1.20-1.25 1910-2140 1910-2140 0.048 1.22 1710-1970 1980-2240
1.25-1.30 1900-2130 1900-2130 1.40 1930-2180 1830-2130
1.30-1.40 1870-2100 1870-2100 0.054 1.37 1680-1920 1930-2180
1.60 1.41-1.60 1570-1810 1810-2060 1.40-1.50 1850-2080 1850-2080 1.60 1890-2130 1790-2090
1.50-1.60 1830-2050 1830-2050 0.062 1.58 1630-1880 1880-2120
1.80 1.61-1.80 1520-1770 1770-2010 1.60-1.70 1810-2030 1810-2030 1.80 1850-2080 1760-2060
1.70-1.80 1790-2010 1790-2010
2.00 1.81-2.00 1470-1720 1720-1960 1.80-1.90 1770-1990 1770-1990 0.072 1.83 1600-1830 1840-2080 2.00 1810-2040 1720-2020
1.90-2.00 1760-1970 1760-1970
2.30 2.01-2.30 1420-1670 1720-1960 2.00-2.10 1740-1960 1740-1960 0.080 2.03 1570-1800 1810-2040 2.24 1770-2000 1680-1980
2.10-2.25 1720-1930 1720-1930
2.60 2.31-2.60 1420-1670 1670-1910 2.25-2.40 1700-1910 1700-1910 0.092 2.34 1520-1740 1750-1980 2.50 1730-1950 1640-1940
2.40-2.50 1690-1890 1690-1890
2.50-2.60 1670-1880 1670-1880
2.90 2.61-2.90 1370-1620 1620-1860 2.60-2.80 1650-1850 1650-1850 0.106 2.70 1490-1710 1720-1940 2.80 1690-1910 1600-1900
  2.91-3.00 1370-1570 1570-1810 2.80-3.00 1630-1830 1630-1830      
3.20 3.01-3.20 1370-1570 1570-1810 3.00-3.20 1610-1810 1610-1810 0.120 3.05 1450-1660 1670-1880 3.15 1650-1870 1570-1870
3.50 3.21-4.00 1370-1570 1570-1770 3.20-3.40 1590-1780 1590-1780 3.55 1640-1850 1560-1860
3.40-3.60 1570-1760 1570-1760 0.135 3.43 1420-1630 1640-1850
3.60-3.80 1550-1740 1550-1740 0.148 3.76 1400-1610 1620-1830 4.00 1600-1810 1520-1810
3.80-4.00 1530-1730 1530-1730
4.00 4.01-5.00 1320-1520 1520-1720 4.00-4.25 1510-1700 1510-1700 0.162 4.12 1380-1590 1590-1800 4.50 1560-1760 1480-1760
4.50 4.25-4.50 1500-1680 1500-1680 0.177 4.50 1340-1550 1560-1770 5.00 1530-1730 1450-1730
5.00 4.50-4.75 1480-1670 1480-1670 0.192 4.88 1320-1520 1530-1730
4.75-5.00 1460-1650 1460-1650
5.50 5.01-5.50 1270-1470 1470-1670 5.00-5.30 1440-1630 1440-1630 0.207 5.26 1310-1500 1510-1700 5.60 1490-1680  
5.30-5.60 1430-1610 1430-1610
6.00 5.50-6.00 1230-1420 1420-1620 5.60-6.00 1400-1580 1400-1580 0.225 5.72 1280-1480 1480-1680 6.00 1460-1650  
6.50 6.00-6.50 1230-1420 1420-1620 6.00-6.30 1390-1560 1390-1560 - - - - 6.30 1460-1650  
6.30-6.50 1380-1550 1380-1550 - - - -
7.00 6.50-7.00 1180-1370 1370-1570 6.50-7.00 1350-1530 1350-1530 - - - - 7.10 1430-1620  
8.00 7.00-8.00 1180-1370 1370-1570 7.00-7.50 1330-1500 1330-1500 - - - - 8.00 1390-1570  
7.50-8.00 1310-1480 1310-1480 - - - -      
9.00 8.00-9.00 1130-1320 1320-1520 8.00-8.50 1290-1460 1290-1460 - - - - 9.00 1350-1530  
8.50-9.00 1270-1440 1270-1440 - - - -
10.00 9.0-10.00 1130-1320 1320-1520 9.00-9.50 1260-1420 1260-1420 - - - - 10.00 1330-1510  
9.50-10.00 1240-1400 1240-1400 - - - -
11.00 10.00-11.00 1080-1270 1270-1470       - - - - 11.20 1310-1480  
12.00 11.00-12.00 1080-1270 1270-1470 - - - - - - -      
13.00 12.00-13.00 1030-1230 1230-1420 - - - - - - - - -  

 Thanks to Bekaert for providing the input for the above chart.


 

Commonly available mesh sizes (Australia only) to AS4671-2001
 

    Longitudinal Wire Cross Wires Approx. mass 6 x 2.4 metre sheets Cross sectional area per metre width
  Mesh Type & Ref. Number No x dia @ pitch mm mm No x dia @ pitch mm mm Area Sheet Kg/m2 kg Long. Cross Wires Wires mm2/m mm2/m
  Rectangular Meshes (RL)
  RL1218 25 x 11.90 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 10.5 157 1112 227
  RL1118 25 x 10.70 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 8.8 130 899 227
  RL1018 25 x 9.50 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 7.3 109 709 227
  RL918 25 x 8.60 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 6.3 93 581 227
  RL818 25 x 7.60 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 5.3 79 454 227
  RL718 25 x 6.75 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 4.6 67 358 227
  Square Meshes (SL) with edge lapping wires
  SL102 10 x 9.50 @ 200 4 x 6.75 @ 100 30 x 9.60 @ 200 5.6 80 354 354
  SL92 10 x 8.55 @ 200 4 x 6.00 @ 100 30 x 8.60 @ 200 4.6 65 290 290
  SL82 10 x 7.60 @ 200 4 x 6.00 @ 100 30 x 7.60 @ 200 3.6 52 227 227
  SL72 10 x 6.75 @ 200 4 x 4.75 @ 100 30 x 6.75 @ 200 2.8 40 179 179
  SL62 10 x 6.00 @ 200 30 x 6.00 @ 200 2.2 33 141 141
  Square Meshes (SL) without edge lapping wires
  SL81 25 x 7.60 @ 100   7.3 105 454 454
  Trench Meshes (TM) with width 200mm, 300mm, 400mm
  L12TM n x 11.90 @ 100 n x 4.75 @ 300 n/a n/a 1112 65
  L11TM n x 10.65 @ 100 n x 4.75 @ 300 n/a n/a 899 65
  L8TM n x 7.60 @ 100 n x 4.00 @ 300 n/a n/a 454 65