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Old 11-13-2010, 02:28 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by Burnman View Post
No.

Tensile strength is only 45000 psi.

Mild steel starts in the 60000 psi range.

You may be thinking of 7075-T6.
83000 psi tensile strength. But it is not considered to be weldable.
I was thinking of A36 steel and comparing based on yield strength. After a material starts yielding it's pretty much over.

What I meant was that it has a better strength to weight ratio, and I worded it poorly.
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