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RE: HSS thin gage section properties

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Thanks, Jim. What was/is bothering me is that AISC phrase "no thicker than 
the thinnest part joined".

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
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-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Jim Getaz Sent: Monday, February 10, 2014 5:33 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] HSS thin gage section properties

		Many years ago when I worked with HVAC installers they MIG'd strut 
together for hangers and ducts to strut hangers. I don't remember the wire 
size. Welds were usually a 1/8" fillet, but often had a flare bevel to fill 
 the bend with a 1/8" fillet reinforcement. I only saw one instance of 
blow-through in over a year of inspections. HTH, Jim Getaz Precast Concrete 
 Engineer - Now

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2014 
4:08 PM To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] HSS 
thin gage section properties

Just curious, but what kind of weld do you use on these thin walled 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

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