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Re: STRUCTURAL STEEL: Large Pipe Column?

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Bill:

We design many poles with diameters up to at least 86"and many thicknesses.
 The poles are manufactured in Beaumont, Texas.

Neil Moore, S.E.
neil moore and associates
shingle sprngs, california




At 06:44 PM 2/27/2002 -0600, Bill Polhemus wrote:
>Got a need for a large pipe column. I'd rather use an 18" Dia. Column, but
>that just doesn't seem to make it. I can squeeze in a 20" Dia., but even the
>largest HSS size shown (HSS 20.000 X 0.500) isn't quite working. Is there
>any alternative I can use that will give me either a greater material
>strength than ASTM A 500 Gr. "C" (maybe A 618 Gr. I/II?) OR a thicker wall?
>
>If I go with the stronger material, just how hard to get is "other
>applicable material specification, the availability of which should be
>confirmed prior to specification"? How do you make such a determination?
>
>
>
>William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
>Polhemus Engineering Company
>Katy, TX, USA
>Phone (281) 492-2251
>FAX (281) 492-8203
>email bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc
>
>
>
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