Engineering Data for 6WL®

MATERIAL EI (RIGIDITY) VALUES-
INCH AND POUNDS UNITS
Plain Finish Rigid-tex® Metal % Increase
SAE 1010 Carbon Steel-Transverse
47.6 59.6 19.5
SAE 1010 Carbon Steel-Longitudinal
59.0 67.4 14.2
17-7 Stainless Steel-Full Hard
14.29 25.88

88.0

24ST Aluminum Alloy
7.24 15.07 108.0

 

MATERIAL BUCKLING STRENGTH-LB. PER SQ. IN.
Plain Finish Rigid-tex® Metal % Increase
SAE 1010 Carbon Steel-Plain (Ult.)
32,700 55,250 70
SAE 4130 Carbon Steel (Ult.)
61,300 88,500 44
17-7 Stainless Steel-Full Hard
44,000 59,000

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STAINLESS STEEL GAUGE DEPTH OF DEFORMATION (INCHES)
Commercial Finish Rigid-tex® Metal

%
Less Deformation

24
.218 .171 21
22
.187 .148 20
20
.191 .127

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18 .118 .072 39
STAINLESS STEEL-ANNEALED
DATA Plain Finish Rigid-tex® Metal

% Increase

Yield
38,950 75,100 92.8
Ultimate
90,600 105,900 16.9
% Elongation in 2
63.5 40.5