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Welcome to the Atlas Tube blog of industry info and news about HSS products.

A Guide to A1085 (Frequently Asked Questions)

As I travel the country talking to colleagues, I get a lot of questions about A1085. Since some of the same questions come up time and time again, I thought it would be helpful if I wrote them down as part of a “Frequently Asked Questions” guide to A1085. I hope you find this FAQ helpful when designing with A1085 on your next project.

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Student Day 2017 Continues the Tradition of Educating Young Engineers

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, we welcomed over 30 undergrad and graduate students from six schools for our 6th annual Student Day event at the Atlas Tube facility in Chicago, IL.

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Student Day 2016: An introduction to ERW pipe piles for engineering students

On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, we welcomed an attentive and inquisitive group of undergrad and graduate engineering students from UIC and IIT to our Atlas Tube plant in Chicago for Student Day.

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Designing with HSS: Moment Connections 101

5 Things You MUST Know About Moment Connections

Designing with HSS can be a complex concept for the most experienced engineer or fabricator. In fact, it's likely that you have experienced some confusion while designing with HSS and the connections needed to maintain their structural integrity.

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