What Does KSI Mean?

KSI or kilopounds per square inch or 1,000 pounds per square inch.

How The KSI Measurement Works:

SKI measures the tensile strength of steel. Tensile strength measures the level of stress a material can take before failing. Typically this refers to the stress created by stretching or pulling the material apart.

Why The KSI Measurement Matters:

Tensile strength is a key engineering component of designing buildings with steel frames.

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