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Cutting F593 stainless steel rod

Cutting F593 stainless steel rod

Cutting F593 stainless steel rod

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If I need to cut ASTM F593 bolts on site, what are the requirements for treating these after the fact? Can I get away with pickling only the portion that was cut?

RE: Cutting F593 stainless steel rod

If these are 304 or 316 and annealed then yes, just pickle.
If these are higher strength or a ferritic alloy then you would need to bake them after pickle to assure that you avoid hydrogen embrittlement.

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