Recently we have been receiving angle and flat bar from our vendor that is certified to A529 only which after a google search showed me that this is a higher strength material than SA36. As you may know, the tensile range for SA36 is 58-80 ksi. The A529 often exceeds 80 ksi on these MTRs yet when we call the vendor to exchange the material for what we ordered (SA36) they send us another MTR for the same heat number with dual certification SA36/A529. Is this possible when the material exceeds tensile for SA36? Also, as we are ASME certified only, I have reservations about accepting this material even if it is "just structural" as our production manager puts it.
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