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RE: Grade 8 bolts in place of A325 bolts

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Grade 8.8 bolts are only available in metric sizes. The nut that goes
with the grade 8.8 bolt is grade 8. I would suggest you look up the
relevant standard DIN 934 or ANSI B18.2.4.1 M 1979 R 1989.

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> From:	AnandNene(--nospam--at)aol.com [SMTP:AnandNene(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 09, 1999 4:42 PM
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> Subject:	Grade 8 bolts in place of A325 bolts
> 
> Can someone give me reference to the properties of Grade 8 bolts?
> 
> Shop has requested for use of Grade 8 bolts in place of A325 bolts.
> These 
> are 1/2" dia. bolts for equipment attachment.
> 
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