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Bill,

This is off the ASTM web site.  If you want any more information you can
pull the entire spec. from ASTM:


A595-97 Standard Specification for Steel Tubes, Low-Carbon, Tapered for
Structural Use 
Copyright 1997 AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, West
Conshohocken, PA. All rights reserved.


1. Scope
1.1 This specification covers three grades of seam-welded, round, tapered
steel tubes for structural use. Grades A and B are of low-carbon steel
composition and Grade C is of weather-resistant steel composition. 

1.2 This tubing is produced in welded sizes in a range of diameters from 2
1/2 to 30 in. (63.5 to 762.0 mm) inclusive. Wall thicknesses range from
0.1046 to 0.375 in. (2.66 to 9.53 mm). Tapers are subject to agreement with
the manufacturer. 

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the
standard.

Regards,
Harold Sprague, P.E.
The Neenan Company
harold.sprague(--nospam--at)neenan.com


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Subject: ASTM A595


Is anyone familiar with ASTM A595 Gr.B, any information would be helpful.

-Bill King