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Re: Wood on Steel Studs

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I had this same problem last week.  Try contacting Unimast.  They faxed
me an AISI report with test data.  You might also contact AISI directly.

Good luck,
Dan

sacrosby(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com wrote:

> Can anyone direct me to any information or test data for plywood shear
>
> panels
> on metal studs.  I am particularly interested in the allowable shear
> capacity
> for 3/8" Struc-I plywood on 18 ga Steel Stud to use on an existing
> school
> where we are infilling some full height windows.  We would like to
> have the
> new shear panels take the lateral loads.
>
> Any information would we greatly appreciated and thank you in advance.
>
> J. Luis Ortega
> The Crosby Group - Sacramento
> (916)563-7600 (7610 fax)
>