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richard lewis wrote:
> I am designing steel buildings in North Carolina and Texas.  Can anybody
> tell me the common grade of steel for columns, beams and misc. steel like
> angles and plates in these two States?  A36?  A572-50, A992?
> Rich
> ________________________________________________________________

I quote from a May 2000 post by our buddie Charlie Carter:
ASTM A992 is the way to go today for wide-flange shapes. See this link
for the details about why. 

Hope this helps. 

[end quote]

Rick Burch

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