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- From: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org (Richard Lewis)
- Date: 07 Aug 1997 12:37:33 GMT
XXsys Technologies, Inc. of San Diego utilizes an automated, continuous carbon fiber wrapping system for seismic retrofit and corrosion damage repair of concrete columns. They have also introduced a high quality system for strengthening beams, girders, joints, walls, utilizing a pre-impregnated epoxy/carbon fiber woven fabric which is wrapped around the structural members. Both systems utilize fully monitored elevated temperature on site curing, assuring consistent, verifiable quality, effectiveness and durability. The automated wrapping system underwent extensive testing at the UCSD Powell Labs, under the direction of Prof.Frieder Seible and Prof.Nigel Priestley.It has been succesfully utilized for retrofit of large Caltrans bridge columns and smaller parking structure columns.Three sizes of automated machines are available. The technology was successfully applied on elements of a severely corroded bridge on Interstate 80, in Utah, by special request of UDOT. Further testing and research of retrofit/rehab applications, including wall and beam strengthening is being done at the Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, under the direction of Prof. Larry Reaveley and his associates. An article on the application of this technology, authored by James Korff, PE, Director of Engineering Services, and Larry Cercone, PhD, Vice President of Engineering and Operations, will appear in the May issue of ASCE's Civil Engineering Magazine. For additional information or assistance in the use of this new technology, check out the XXsys Web Page at http://www.xxsys.com or contact: James Korff at 619-974-8200 ext. 233 or jkorff(--nospam--at)xxsys.com. to receive a technical info packet and video. --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org (bqe.com [18.104.22.168]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id XAA09717 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Sat, 19 Apr 1997 23:25:31 -0500 (CDT) Received: from dfw-ix11.ix.netcom.com by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.13) id ia018962; Sat, 19 Apr 1997 21:19:17 -0700 Received: (from smap@localhost) by dfw-ix11.ix.netcom.com (8.8.4/8.8.4) id XAA25304 for <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>; Sat, 19 Apr 1997 23:16:51 -0500 (CDT) From: jgkorff(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com Received: from smx-ca1-06.ix.netcom.com(22.214.171.124) by dfw-ix11.ix.netcom.com via smap (V1.3) id sma017255; Sat Apr 19 21:15:10 1997 Message-ID: <33597C12.5A28(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com> Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 19:14:42 -0700 X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.0C-NC320 (Win95; I) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Subject: Re: Concrete Wraps Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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