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Recent decisions and discussion in regards to axles and their strength has prompted some investigation and produced a strength test on a 2mm wall thickness of a 1040 grade steel tube axle and that of a 6061- 40mm -8mm wall thickness aluminum axle - the results indicate the comparison to each other and the weaker of the two .. pictures attached are compliments of Zedtec Engineering Toowoomba Drawing and Technical department.

The thumbprints left above are 1040 Steel.................................Thumbprints above are 6061 Allloy................

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