Wire Rod


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wire rod

[′wīr ‚räd]
(metallurgy)
A metal rod used in wiredrawing.

Wire Rod

 

hot-rolled wire having a round section with a diameter between 5 and 10 mm. Wire rod is produced on special wire-rod mills or combination wire-rod-section mills and wound into coils by coiling machines. Most wire rod goes into the production of cold-drawn wire up to 0.01 mm in diameter. Springs and reinforced-concrete fittings are also made from steel wire rod.

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