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We have all worked on projects where availability of steel sections has been a big issue. Whether it’s been wide-flange, HSS, thick plates or a certain material spec Read the rest >


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ARTIC Steel Project

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous on Monday. 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

Tags: columns, HSS, Friday, FAQ

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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FAQ Friday: Stainless Steel HSS

Started by Atlas Tube in Availability Jun 27. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss stainless steel HSS members in today's FAQ Friday:Question #1: Stainless Steel HSSAre HSS tubes available typically in stainless steel? If so, we will have highly stressed corner joints between…Continue

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FAQ Friday: HSS as Flexural Members

Started by Atlas Tube in Miscellaneous Jun 20. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss HSS as flexural members in today's FAQ Friday:Question #2: HSS as Flexural MembersOur company is designing a utility line crossing, to span a floodplain and stream. We will be suspending 300′…Continue

Tags: members, flexural, STI, FAQ, HSS

Steel Tube Institute FAQ Friday: High Strength HSS

Started by Atlas Tube in Availability Jun 13. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss high strength HSS in today's FAQ Friday:Question #2: High Strength HSSDue to a transportation limit, we cannot select a larger (or thicker) size of HSS steel tubing than HSS 4x4x3/16 to build…Continue

Tags: strength, high, STI, FAQ, HSS

Steel Tube Institute FAQ Friday: Local Buckling of Slender-Walled HSS Cross-sections

Started by Atlas Tube in Availability Jun 6. 0 Replies

Dr. Jeffrey Packer and the Steel Tube Institute discuss local buckling of slender-walled HSS cross-sections in today's FAQ Friday:Question #1: Local Buckling of Slender-Walled HSS Cross-sectionsI have an HSS 203 x 76 x 3.09 mm (Class 4…Continue

Tags: cross-sections, buckling, HSS, STI, Friday

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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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