Yeah what TJ said. :)
ASM (and ASTM?) distinquishes between "music wire" and "piano wire".
"music wire" is hard drawn (not Q&T) 1085 to 1095 carbon steel.
"piano wire" is more expensive and is hard drawn 50100 to 52100.
Alvin in AZ
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