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The Many Applications Of Shuriken

by Abbie Milligan on January 17, 2022

Shuriken is a revolutionary system for making one-sided connections with standard bolts, eliminating the need for complicated one-sided fasteners and field-welding. With Shuriken, all that’s required is a fast installation in the shop and standard A325 or A4...

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Why Just Lunch, When You Can Lunch & Learn?

by Abbie Milligan on May 21, 2019

An Atlas Tube Lunch & Learn is an opportunity to engage with the leading producer of Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) in North America and learn more about specifications, connections, production and other HSS related topics. Lunch & Learns are an easy and convenient way to not only gain PDH credits needed to meet continuing education re...

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An Introduction to CSA – Class H

by Bradlee Fletcher on January 19, 2017

You’ve probably heard about CSA - Class H material at some point but might not be familiar with it. Today, I’d like to reintroduce you to Class H. What is CSA G40.21 50W/350W Class H? As defined in CSA G40.20, Class H Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) are produced by one of two methods: (A) seamless or furnace-...

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Season of Giving

by Jim Erhart on December 28, 2016

Not all superheroes wear capes but with this holiday season filled with compassion and giving from the heart, our heroes wear hard hats and steel-toed boots....

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Can we deliver sustainable energy to the world by 2030?

by Jelani Rucker on January 16, 2015

Sustainability is not just an issue for American businesses, it's a global issue. With so many reports citing the excessive use of fossil fuels as the culprit of global warming and the depletion of nonrenewable energy resources, it's safe to say yesterday was too late to start thinking about sustainable energy. Luckily, we've been develop...

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Jumbo HSS

by Jelani Rucker on December 19, 2014

Hello. This is Brad Fletcher. I'm a Structural Engineer with Atlas Tube, and today I want to talk about jumbo HSS. So what exactly do we mean by jumbo HSS? Well, Atlas Tube is the largest producer of hollow structural sections in North America, and therefore, we also make the largest sizes available in North America. We make up to the 16-...

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