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The residence was built after 1966, probably early 70's. If you have a
source for verifying the strength properties, please let me know. My local
university is some distance away.

Thank you for the help...

Pat Clark, P.E.

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From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Monday, July 02, 2001 2:08 PM
Subject: ASTM A120-21


>ASTM A120-21 is a 1921 ASTM specification.  My ASTM index indicates the
title
>of the spec is, "Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped
>Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded and Seamless for Ordinary Uses."  ASTM A
120
>was discontinued in 1987 and is replaced by A 53.
>
>Now, if the building was not built in or about 1921, then you can guess
that
>someone is using an outdated spec and not knowing what it says.  And you
can
>also guess that the contractor knew that and installed some type of steel
>pipe columns.
>
>If the building was built since 1966, I can look in my ASTM Standards and
see
>if that pipe is listed in the steel volumes that I have and what the
>properties are.  If the building was built before 1966 (or if I don't have
A
>120 specs), your best bet would be to go to your local university science
>library and see if they have/keep old ASTM Standards.
>
>HTH
>
>A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
>Tucson, Arizona
>
>Pat Clark wrote:
>
>. >     I have a remodel project with some 3" diameter steel pipe columns
>. > labeled ASTM A120-21, does anyone have the design strength properties
for
>. > material formed under this spec?
>
>. > Pat Clark, P.E.
>
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