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Stainless Steel 17-4PH Allowables

Stainless Steel 17-4PH Allowables

Stainless Steel 17-4PH Allowables

I am using SS 17-4PH for both dowels and bolts. I have been told that Fy=105 ksi and Fu=135 ksi. How do I determine the allowable tensile stress and allowable shear stress given those values? Are the allowables different for fasteners vs. non-fasteners?

RE: Stainless Steel 17-4PH Allowables

The allowable stresses for fasteners are based on the application (geometry, forces, temperatures, etc.).

For joints that require preload, values between 50% and 100% of the yield strength are used.

For a dowel, the only parameter is ultimate shear strength.  Typically, this is 0.6*Fu.  If it is a critical application, you will need to test it.



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