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Re: Stainless Steel Bolts

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Chris Wood wrote: 
 
>Does anyone know of a bolting spec for stainless steel bolts in a fresh 
water environment (not a material spec) that is something similar to 
"Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts". < 
 
For stainless steel bolt allowables, refer to ANSI/ASCE-8-90, "Specification 
for the Design of Cold-Formed Stainless Steel Structural Members". 
(Previous 
to 1990 a similar 1974 publication by AISI was used.)  But this does not
cover 
pretensioning of stainless steel bolts.