Table 1-MID-POINT LOAD TEST

Specimens:  53 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) 0.433 0.469 n/a
Permanent Deflection (inches)
After 10 minutes
0.059 0.069 n/a

Type 201HP Stainless Steel Tubing

Sample 1 Sample 2 Sample 3
Initial Deflection (inches) 0.420 0.466 0.469
Permanent Deflection (inches)
After 10 minutes
0.057 0.059 0.069

All measurements were done under constant load of 330 lbs.