Structural Standards and Guidelines for Stainless Steel

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) http://www.asce 

 ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88 Section 3.2.1. :  ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88 Section 3.2.1. Specification for masonry structures

This covers the requirements for ties and anchors made of Type 304 stainless steel

SEI/ASCE-8-02 Specification for the design of cold formed stainless steel structural members.

This covers structural sections less than 0.125 inches (3 mm).

American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC)

 AISC Design Guide 27: Stainless Steel (Publication expected September 2013) 
This document will cover austenitic, duplex and precipitation hardening alloy structural sections that are 0.125 inch (3 mm) and greater.CSA Standards (Canadian), Website:
A370:Connectors for masonry (not to be confused with ASTM A 370)
for (not to be confused with ASTM A 370)Intended for use in exterior walls, moist environments, exposed to weather, or in contact with the ground must be corrosion resistant or non-corroding. Non-corroding connectors shall be Type 304 or other material of equivalent durability.

EuroCode (Europe)


Eurocode 2, Part 1-1 Design of concrete structures, general rules and rules for buildings
Eurocode 3 Part 1-4: General rules - Supplementary rules for stainless steels
This gives supplementary provisions for the design of buildings and civil engineering projects that extend the application of ENV 1993-1-1 and Eurocode 3-1-3 to austenitic and austenitic-ferritic (duplex) stainless steels

National Building Code (Canada) - - cont


Part 4 Structural Design: Buildings covered by this code must conform to CSA Standard S304.
Part 9 Housing & Small Buildings: Above ground masonry Section 9.20



Requires corrosion resistant ties with the same level of protection as CSA standard A370.  The minimum thickness of strip ties for use with masonry veneers is 0.76 mm.