Steel Knowledge Blog

Steel Knowledge Blog 2018-02-16T12:11:55+00:00

Member Tolerances

Tolerances on hot-rolled steel members include permissible variations in the mass, area, length, cross-sectional dimensions (depth and flange width), straightness (camber and sweep), and other geometric properties. Manufacturing tolerances are [...]

March 16th, 2018|

Galvanized Bolts on Weathering Steel

The question of galvanic corrosion can arise when dissimilar metals, or different methods of corrosion protection (such as galvanized bolts and weathering steel), come into contact. One example application involves [...]

December 14th, 2017|

CISC Launches New Secure eBook Portal!

CISC has recently launched its new eBook Portal. Users may now purchase publications in electronic format. The three titles currently available are: ▪ Handbook Updates with Revised Tables – 2017 [...]

November 21st, 2017|

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