Reduced Base Studs


RB Studs are used in all types of applications. They can be welded to a flat surface, or to the inside or outside of an angle.

Length: Length is listed before weld. Studs diameters 1/2” and below will be approx. 1/8” shorter after welding. 5/8” will be approx. 3/16” shorter after welding. Stud Welding Products RB Studs can be made in any length above the standard minimum.

Material: Low carbon steel, ASTM A29, 1010 1020. RB studs are also available in weldable stainless steel. Type 302 is the most commonly used. Other grades of stainless steel (except Type 303) are available when required.

Sizes below are MINIMUM length requirements

RB 1-8
RB 789 112
RB 3410 1316
RB 1213 78
RB 71614 78
RB 3816 34


Tensile Strength: 61,000 psi min.
Yield Strength: 49,000 psi min.
Elongation (% in 2 in.): 17% min.
Elongation (% in 5x dia.):
4% min.
Reduction of Area: 50% min.

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