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RE: galvanic corrosion

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No, they are both carbon steels.  But I have to ask, if you're using A588
for corrosion resistance, why not use it for the diagonals too?  If for
higher strength, why not use A572 or a dual-certified steel?

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Bernardo Horowitz [SMTP:horowitz(--nospam--at)NPD.UFPE.BR]
	Sent:	Tuesday, November 04, 1997 8:25 AM
	To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
	Subject:	galvanic corrosion

	Does anybody anticipate galvanic corrosion problems if one welds
	A36 diagonals to A588 chords?
	Bernardo Horowitz, CE