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Re: stainless steel spec

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Regarding stainless steel, Harold Sprague wrote: 
 
>Round stock is commonly available in ASTM A276 or ASTM A479.  The most 
common grade with yield and tensile strengths greater than A36 is Type 316.
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Harold - as you've previously noted on this listserver, Type 316 SS
generally 
has a lower yield strength than 36 ksi.  And Type 304 has similar strength
to 
Type 316.  Thus I don't agree with the above statement regarding strengths 
greater than A36.