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lrhauer(--nospam--at)earthlink.net wrote:

I don't have any specs for stainless steel, so can someone give me some basic specs for welding stainless steel, (fillet welds), and the ASTM designation and Fy for any type of stainless steel, (the loads are very light and will be all shear loads so I can make this pretty simple).

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Larry, I'm afraid there's a bit more to it than what you're asking.

I would suggest that you go to one of the API or AWWA design documents for your information. And I'm not sure how you get hold of that cheaply - if I were still working I'd send it to you from IHS, but I'm not, so...

Could be worse. Designing STRUCTURAL stainless steel is a real adventure, as there is (or wasn't as of a couple of years ago) any U.S. standard for it.

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