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Re: Welding Electrodes

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It would be useful to indicate the type(shape) of steel you are getting.  Are they
plates or wide flange rolled shapes?

Y. Henry Huang

CanitzCF(--nospam--at) wrote:

> I'm presently involved with a project for which I am to prepare shop drawings
> for a structural steel assembly. The various steel member components including
> the welding electrodes(11018) are on site. When I requested the steel
> specification,  A36 was indicated. I stated that the electrode tensile
> strength(110 ksi) does not match that of the steel(per AWS D1.1). I then
> requested the steel mill certification. While awaiting this information, any
> comments?
> Charlie Canitz, PE
> Bel Air, MD