To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: B sections
From: Matthew Jordan <MattJ(--nospam--at)CRJARCH.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 11:06:08 -0800
Per Steel Construction, by AISC, December1927. p. 17.
Tensile strength 55,000-65,000 psi
Yield point 0.5 tens. str.
Avoid welding to these beams. It can be done, but only with great care.
Harold, B sections were used well into the 1960's and found fairly common in
remodels. Is there problems with welding all of them? Did I miss something?
what should we be aware of about welding to them??