Wire Rod

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wire rod

[′wīr ‚räd]
A metal rod used in wiredrawing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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