New Structural Stainless Steel Standard Available for Public Review

A new AISC standard, Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings (AISC 370), will be available for public review from June 8, 2020, to July 10, 2020. 

AISC 370 will encompass the design, fabrication, and erection of austenitic and duplex structural stainless steels: sections made from annealed sheet, strip, and plate that have not been subsequently cold-formed or rolled; hollow structural sections; round and square bar, annealed and cold-finished; and hot-rolled or extruded shapes. It also applies to precipitation hardening stainless steel bar.

The standard is available for download on the AISC website at along with the review form. Copies are also available (for a $35 nominal charge) by calling 312.670.5411. Please submit comments using the form provided online or to Cynthia J. Duncan, AISC's director of engineering ( by July 10, 2020, for consideration.