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Christopher, thanks for the information.
Arturo
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From: "Christopher Wright" <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
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Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: SAE 1009


> 
> On Apr 7, 2006, at 11:34 AM, Arturo Martinez wrote:
> 
> > Anyone know where I can find specifications for steel SAE1009?
> > I am reading a catalogue from a local pipe supplier and it seems to me 
> > that this is a steel not suitable for structural work, but I want to 
> > be sure. Thanks in advance.
> You can be absolutely sure SAE 1009 isn't a structural steel. The SAE 
> designations are chemistry only; real structural steels specify 
> chemistry, mechanical properties and necessary manufacturing process 
> variables. 1009 is a very soft steel used for cold formed sheet metal 
> where strength isn't all that important. Get yourself a copy of 
> _Machinery's Handbook_ for a general discussion of SAE grades of steel.
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