Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Dean Payne wrote:
I gotta admit, I find myself a bit puzzled about theIt's primarily stiffness, not strength, Dean; the strength depends on the thickness of the steel sheet, while the stiffness depends on the geometry of its arrangement. Think corrugated cardboard, which is really only heavy paper.
Oh yes, corrugated steel ends sure did get bulged and dented from the inside. There are numerous photos out there.
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