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Re: [SEAOC] Concrete Anchors in Tilt-Ups

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At 12:17 AM 2/22/96 -0500, CarlS95(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
>I'm looking for opinions, friendly or otherwise:  Are expansion-type concrete
>anchors, such as Hilti Kwik-Bolt II, appropriate for out-of-plane anchors in
>the wall-to-roof connection to retrofit existing, pre-1971, concrete tilt-up
>buildings?  The configuration would consist of concrete anchors drilled
>through the wood ledger, and connected to the wood joists with Simpson
>holdowns or similar hardware.
>Thanks.
>Carl Sramek  

Use a pre-packaged two part epoxy that comes in guns: Covert or Hilti; make
sure it is continuously inspected. The average construction worker cannot be
relied upon to drill deep enough or clean out the holes.
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