Metal Fabricating Glossary


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yield strength

 noun


Definitions

  1. The point at which material (under applied pressure) will change its form and not return to its original condition, typically measured in pounds per square inch (PSI).

External Resources

Wikipedia: yield strength

Internal Resources

ASME and AWS welding codes—Similarities and differences
The root causes of weld defects
Welding ASTM A514 or A514M-05 steel?


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