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Re: 316 Stainless values

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> Can anyone give me some approximate strengths of 316 Stainless Steel.  < 
I use the values listed in ASTM A666, which is referenced in ASCE 8-90: 
Types 304/316:     30 ksi yield   75 ksi tensile strength 
Types 304L/316L:   25 ksi yield   70 ksi tensile strength 
Note: do not design per AISC design formulas - there are "plasticity
factors" which reduce the flexural strength of stainless steel beams.