Indian Standard SPECIFICATION FOR CADMIUM COPPER WIRE FOR TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE PURPOSES
0 . FOREWORD
0. 1 This Indian Standard was adopted by th e Indian Standards Institution on 1 7 Februar y 1964 , after the draft finalized by the Conductors and Cables Sectional Committee had been approved by the Electrotechnical Division Council .
0. 2 This standard has been formulated at the instance of the Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department for making available suitable wire made of copper alloyed with cadmium for telegraph and telephone purposes for use by the Posts and Telegraphs Department as well as others like the Defence Department . Bare wire having the requisite electrical and physical properties is covered by this standard .