Cut Wire Shot

Author:  SAE
Source:  SAE: J 441 May87
Doc ID:  1987012
Year of Publication:  1987
Cut wire shot shall be the product of carbon steel wire or stainless wire Type 302, 304 Condition B, spring Temper, cut into the form of cylinders with length approximately equal to the wire diameter. Conditioned cut wire with edges prerounded shall be required for shot peening applications. All cut wire shot shall be indentified according to the wire size form which it is obtained. It shall be indentified by the prefix letter CW meaning cut steel wire or Scw meaning stainless cut wire. This designation shall be followed by a two-digit suffix number equivalent to the mean diameter, in inches, of the wire from which the shot is produced times 1000.

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