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re: A992 welding - E70XX low hydrogen?

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Ken,
In the AWS D1.1 -2000 code it references A992 in the same group as A572-50 and therefore should be welded with the same low hyd. electrode-

Lanny Flynn, P.E., S.E.
AISC Marketing, Inc.

Ken Peoples <lvtakp(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:
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>I have been assuming that the welding electrodes for
>the new A992 are to be the same as A572 Gr 50 - E70xx,
>low hydrogen but haven't seen it in writing yet.  Can
>someone confirm this?  This is probably a stupid
>question but I will ask it anyway, when you weld an
>A36 plate to an A992 beam, should the low hydrogen
>electrodes be used?
>Thanks,
>Ken Peoples, P. E.
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Lanny J. Flynn, P.E., S.E.
Regional Engineer
AISC Marketing, Inc.