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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
>

For structural shapes use ASTM A992. For plates and angles use A36.  For
anchor rods we spec F1554 Gr 55 and have no problem getting them.

--
Davis G. Parsons II, PE RA AEI
a practical structural engineer
in Fort Worth, Texas



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