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Re: [SEAOC] Re: Substitution of OSB for plywood sheathing

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At 06:16 AM 3/8/96 -0800, Lynn Howard wrote:
>Michael:
>Thanks for your reply.  Your comments confirm most of what I have heard 
>before.  I have talked to the APA people, and their comment is that it 
>performs well expect for when it is left in standing water.  For roof 
>sheathing that has a good slope to it, they say it should be fine.  The 
>water will not remain standing long enough during construction to do 
>damage to the roof sheathing.  However in a floor situation, a rain 
>storm during construction could do damage if the water is not allowed to 
>drain off quickly.
>I will have to check into the allowable shear values, we have the ICBO's 
>here in our office, and for some reason I was thinking their allowable 
>shear values are nearly identical.
>Again, thanks for you comments.
>
>Lynn
>
>Why not get an ICBO evaluation? Do not expose yourself to liabilities.
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