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On Jul 20, 2005, at 3:59 PM, Kolf, Robert wrote:

Has this been tried before? I'm concerned with issues such as oil canning, weld burn-thru and temperature expansion/contraction.
The fab and strength won't be a whole lot different than the same thing in low strength steel. Welding stainless a is not difficult but it's different. The thermal expansion is greater, so you'll have a bit more distortion and stainless discolors when it's heated. It's also sensitive to chlorides in water.
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.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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