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RE: Welding Electrodes

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A 709 is a spec for BRIDGE steel, and is NOT the same thing as described
in AISC Technical Bulletin No. 3, for which the ASTM number hasn't been
announced yet.

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> From: 	Fred Niemczenia[SMTP:fredn(--nospam--at)techcomm.net]
> Sent: 	Thursday, August 20, 1998 6:31 PM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	RE: Welding Electrodes
> 
> At 10:26 AM 8/20/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >No A-36? This is a real shock (to me, anyway). The 9th ed. of the
> AISC
> >manual lists A-36 as an available material for just about everything
> except
> >for plates and bars over 8".
> >
> >Can you please clarify?
> >
> >Regards,
> >Bill Allen
> >
> 
> I think he's just kidding you.  The designation has changed, ASTM A
> 709
> Grade 36.  The Grade 36 might be Grade 50 too.  Boy, there are some
> junior
> engineers with an attitude around here.  Tell them only ASTM A-7 will
> be
> available from now on!
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