TABLE 2-UNIFORM LOAD TEST

Specimens:  57 inch lengths of tubing
Outside Diameter:  1.250 inches
Wall Thickness:  .062 inches
Material Type: 304L and 201HP
Finish:  180 grit polish

Type 304L Stainless Steel Tubing

Sample 1 Sample 2 Sample 3
Initial Deflection (inches) 0.478 0.469 0.492
Permanent Deflection (inches)
After 10 minutes
0.086 0.097 0.070

Type 201HP Stainless Steel Tubing

Sample 1 Sample 2 Sample 3
Initial Deflection (inches) 0.550 0.504 0.468
Permanent Deflection (inches)
After 10 minutes
0.083 0.059 0.068

All measurements were done under a total load of 540 lbs. in 9 positions.