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Re: Large Round Hollow Steel Sections

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According to the AISC Hollow Structural Sections Connections Manual, 
round HSS (ASTM A500 grades B and C) may be available in sizes up to 
20 inch diameter.  Keep in mind that the steel used in these 
sections, the process of production, and availability are different 
from ASTM A53 pipe.

> From:          Joyce Fuss <JOYCE(--nospam--at)lbdg.com>
> Subject:       Large Round Hollow Steel Sections
>
> We are looking for round hollow steel sections larger than the standard   
> 12 inch pipe listed in the AISC ASD manual.  These sections will not   
> typically be heavy-duty, but will be required to support the weight of   
> canopy roofs and withstand the tributary lateral loads, i.e. similar in   
> proportions to standard steel pipe sections.  The projects are located in   
> California.  Does anyone have any information on sizes available,   
> structural  specifications, availability, manufacturers, and cost?

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