Randy Kissell

Contributing Writer
TGB Partnership
1325 Farmview Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278


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TGB is an engineering firm that specializes in aluminum structural design. Kissell is the secretary of the Engineering Advisory Committee of The Aluminum Association, chairman of the ASME B96 Committee for Welded Aluminum Alloy Storage Tanks, secretary of the American Welding Society's Subcommittee on Aluminum Structures, and a member of the ASTM Light Metal Alloys Committee and the American Society of Civil Engineers Load Standards committee.
The Palm House exterior view

Aluminum stands tall as a structural metal—Part 2

February 13, 2003

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Editor's Note: This is the second installment of a two-part article. Part I covers the properties, characteristics, and applications of aluminum as a structural metal. Part II explores the use of structural aluminum in the design of the U.S. Botanic Garden's conservatory in Washington, D.C.

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Exterior view of aluminum-framed structure Scienceland, Shanghai, China.

Aluminum stands tall as a structural metal—Part 1

November 7, 2002

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Editor's Note: This is the first installment of a two-part article. Part 1 covers the properties, characteristics, and applications of aluminum as a structural metal. Part II explores the use of structural aluminum in the design of the U.S. Botanic Garden's conservatory in Washington, D.C.

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