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FAQ Friday: Welding of mitered L- or Knee-Connections

Started by Atlas Tube in Connections Aug 22. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss welding of mitered L- or knee-connections in today's FAQ Friday:Question #8: Welding of Mitered L- or Knee-ConnectionsAre different AWS D1.1 prequalified welds required around the perimeter of…Continue

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FAQ Friday: HSS Capacity with Holes

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous Aug 15. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss HSS capacity with holes in today's FAQ Friday:Question #7: HSS Capacity with HolesI have designed a tube header for a door that is taking both horizontal wind and also a vertical load at the…Continue

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Friday Feature: Width-Thickness Requirements for HSS

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous Aug 8. 0 Replies

Today's Friday Feature is by one of our own Atlas Connection experts, Jason McCormick, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Jason recently had an article featured in the…Continue

Tags: thickness, flexure, width, rectangular, HSS

FAQ Friday: Round-to-Rectangular HSS Connections

Started by Atlas Tube in Connections Aug 1. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss round-to-rectangular HSS connections in today's FAQ Friday:Question #3: Round-to-Rectangular HSS ConnectionsI have a Warren truss with round HSS branches welded to square HSS chord members.…Continue

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ARTIC Steel Project

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous Jul 28. 0 Replies

The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) has been described by AISC as the most complicated steel structure ever attempted. Fabricated by Beck Steel at their plant in Texas, a total of 40 arches make up this stunning structure.…Continue

FAQ Friday: Strengthening of HSS Columns

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous Jul 25. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss the strengthening of HSS columns in today's FAQ Friday:Question #5: Strengthening of HSS ColumnsDo you have any advice for strengthening an existing HSS square column by pumping grout to fill…Continue

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FAQ FRIDAY: Sequencing of Welds in HSS Truss Connections

Started by Atlas Tube in Connections Jul 18. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss sequencing of welds in HSS truss connections in today's FAQ Friday:Question #9: Sequencing of Welds in HSS Truss ConnectionsI’m a Structural Engineer working for the Dept. of Transportation of…Continue

Tags: STI, welds, FAQ, connections, truss

FAQ Friday: Corner Radii

Started by Atlas Tube in Uses and Applications Jul 11. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss corner radii of square and rectangular HSS in today's FAQ Friday:Question #5: Corner Radii of Square/Rectangular HSSI am an architect interested in using rectangular steel tube for a project –…Continue

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Anchor Bolt Bending - Watch the Bend!

Posted by Atlas Tube on June 9, 2014 at 8:52am 0 Comments

Matt Obeid, Vice President at the Steel Supply Co., recently wrote an excellent blog detailing the proper methodology for anchor bolt bending:

The ASTM Specification F1554 spells out everything necessary to make…

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ASTM A500/A500M–13

Posted by Atlas Tube on May 7, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Most users of HSS are now aware of the new ASTM A1085 specification for "higher performance" HSS that was approved in 2013 and immediately manufactured by Atlas Tube. Details of the features of this HSS are readily available:…

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HSS Connection Solutions under Seismic Loading – for Moment Frames

Posted by Atlas Tube on October 17, 2013 at 11:25am 0 Comments

Rigid moment-resisting beam-to-HSS column connections

There are a number of public domain connection solutions for moment-resisting frames under high seismic loading available as prequalified designs in AISC 358, however none…

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A Look Into SteelDay 2013

Posted by Atlas Tube on October 15, 2013 at 9:38am 0 Comments

Another SteelDay has come and gone, and, for the second year in a row,…

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