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On Sep 13, 2006, at 12:04 AM, Mark Gilligan wrote:

ASTM A500 is a cold bent tube and it is welded near
the bend regularly.  I believe that AWS D1.1 has a
special chapter related to welding of tubes.
There's a good discussion of HSS forming methods at <> The weld seam looks to be made on the flat side at about the middle, not near the corner radii. The corner radii are nominally 3 times the thickness, which is generous enough to prevent cracking.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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