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- To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: RE: AISC vs. AISI
- From: Charlie Carter <carter(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com>
- Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 13:56:48 -0500
> What is the minimum thickness of structural tubing
> that AISC is no longer applicable and AISI is? Or is
> it dependent on the b/t ratio or other factors?
The technical distinction is that AISI covers light-gage and AISC covers thicker stuff (technical term). Personally, I'd think in terms of 1/8 in. as the dividing thickness. Below that, use AISI provisions. At 1/8-in. and above, the AISC provisions can generally be used.
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