Common Name: TW897A, TW897A-EG, AND TW897A-PC
Manufacturer: MAX
MSDS Revision Date: (No Date)
   
Grainger Item Number(s): 11A329, 11A330, 11A331
Manufacturer Model Number(s):




MAX(R*)

MAX USA CORP.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET I

THIS IS THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA FOR MAX TW897A, TW897A-EG, AND TW897A-PC.
TYING WIRES, WHICH ARE TO BE USED WITH THE 21GA WIRE REBAR TYING TOOLS.

WIRES SPECIFICATIONS:

            MATERIAL    INGREDIENT   WIRE DIAMETER   HEAT TREATMENT

TW897A      LOW CARBON  CARBON       0.0315"         ANNEALED
            STEEL WIRE  0.13-0.18%   (0.8MM)
            RODS        MANGAN       21 GA.
                        0.60-0.90%
                        PHOSPHORUS
                        LESS THAN
                        0.03%
                        SULFUR
                        LESS THAN
                        0.035%

BLACK       SAE
ANNEALED    J403MAY94
WIRE

TW897A-EG

ELECTRIC
GALVANIZED
WIRE

TW897A-PC   LOW CARBON
            STEEL WIRE
            RODS

POLYESTER   SAE 1016L
COATED
WIRE


            MATERIAL    INGREDIENT    TENSILE         SURFACE
                                      STRENGTH

TW897A      LOW CARBON  CARBON        68.226-81.290
            STEEL WIRE  0.13-0.18%    (LB/IN2)
            RODS        MANGAN
                0.60-0.90%
                        PHOSPHORUS
                        LESS THAN
                        0.03%
                        SULFUR
                        LESS THAN
                        0.035%

BLACK       SAE
ANNEALED    J403MAY94
WIRE

TW897A-EG                                             ELECTRIC GALV. 1
                                                      (MICRO)M AND OVER

ELECTRIC                                              PRODUCTION AVE.
GALVANIZED                                            4.29 (MICRO)M
WIRE

TW897A-PC   LOW CARBON                55.887-81.290   POLYESTER COATED
            STEEL WIRE                (LB/IN2)        0.00197"
            RODS                                      (0.05 MM)

POLYESTER   SAE 1016L
COATED
WIRE

STRENGTH COMPARISON BETWEEN MAX TW897A WIRE AND REGULAR 16 GAUGE TIE WIRE:

                   DIAMETER  AREA/WRAPS  WRAPS/TIE  AREA/TIE (A)X(B)
                             (A)         (B)

TW897A (21 GAUGE)  .0315"    .00078 IN2  3          .00234 IN2

16-GAUGE TIE WIRE  *.0551"   .00238 IN2  1          .00238 IN2

*THIS NUMBER WAS MEASURED FROM SAMPLE 16-GAUGE WIRE IN THE MARKET.

THE STRENGTH OF TIE WIRE IS IN PROPORTION TO THE SUM OF AREA OF WIRE
WRAPPING RE-BARS, THEREFORE, THE STRENGTH OF THREE WRAPS BY MAX TW897A IS
EQUIVALENT TO REGULAR 16 GAUGE WIRE.

SINCERELY,
R&D PRODUCT MGR.
MAX USA CORP.