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or is is ASTM A325 ?


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> From: 	E.B.Davison, P.Eng.[SMTP:rndeng(--nospam--at)planet.eon.net]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: 	Thursday, January 13, 2000 7:01 AM
> To: 	SEAINT
> Subject: 	Steel Structures in very Cold Climates
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> My practice is to define the steel grade so brittle fracture can be
> avoided then use conventional design methods.  
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> Main Structural Members:  ASTM A573, A588, A633 or CSA G40.21 44T and 50T
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> Cold Form sections to ASTM A607 or A570
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> HSS Sections to ASTM A500 (modified for impacts) or CSA G40.21, 50T and
> 50A
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> Foundations: ASTM A252 Grade 3 modified for impacts.
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> Also avoid executing critical welded connections in the field , use bolted
> connection with Structural bolts to ASTM A320.
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> B.Davison, P.Eng.
> RND Engineering Ltd.
> Edmonton, Alberta 
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