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Thanks Charlie!

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> From: 	Charlie Carter[SMTP:carter(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: 	Thursday, September 24, 1998 10:17 AM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	Re: Steel ASTM
> 
> For plates and bars, A36 is still the basic material spec; you can also 
> get higher strength and other characteristics in A572, A588, etc. with a 
> slight price premium. Plates and bars are generally produced by different 
> mills than wide-flange shapes, hence the separation with the shift of 
> wide-flange material (only) to A992.
> 
> Here's my "cheat-sheet" for the most common material specifications to 
> specify in steel building construction:
> 
> W-shapes: A992 (official ASTM number for ASTM A572 grade 50 with special 
> requirements as specified in AISC Technical Bulletin #3, March, 1997)
> S-, M-, and HP-shapes and Channels: ASTM A572 grade 50 or ASTM A36
> Angles: ASTM A36
> Pipe: ASTM A53
> HSS (round, square and rectangular): ASTM A500
> Bars and plates: ASTM A36
> Floor plate: "Commercial grade"
> Crane rails: ASTM A759
> 
> Charlie
> 
> 
> Canitz, Charles F NAB02 wrote:
> > 
> > Charlie -
> >   Is there a new ASTM for carbon plates and bars to replace ASTM A36?
> > 
> > Charlie Canitz
> > 
> > > ----------
> > > From:         Charlie Carter[SMTP:carter(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com]
> > > Reply To:     seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Sent:         Thursday, September 24, 1998 9:05 AM
> > > To:   seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Subject:      Re: Steel ASTM
> > >
> > > No, ASTM A992 is only for wide-flange shapes.
> > >
> > > Charlie
> > >
> > > jerome.tan(--nospam--at)PAREURO.COM wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Will this also apply to Pipe Piles?
> > > >
> > > > ______________________________ Reply Separator
> > > _________________________________
> > > > Subject: Steel ASTM
> > > > Author:  MIME:jdcoombs(--nospam--at)wilsonco.com at INTERNET
> > > > Date:    23/09/98 9:09 PM
> > > >
> > > > I know that this has been covered before, but...
> > > > What is the new ASTM designation for rolled wide flange shapes,
> 50ksi,
> > > and has it been adopted yet?  What should be specified?
> > > > Thanx
> > > > JDC
> > > >
> > > email was sent to you via Structural Engineers *   Association of
> > > Southern California (SEA
> > > >
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