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Re: A36 Bolts

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At 12:01 PM 9/23/97 -0400, you wrote:
>The designer uses A36 anchor bolts for anchoring large diameter 
>butterfly valves in a high seismic area.  I have not seen people 
>use A36 for anchor bolts.  Is A36 suitable for making bolts?


We routinely used large diameter - up to 2.5" and 6 feet to 8 feet long
for anchor bolts on communication poles.  We also use A572, but this 
requires a longer lead time from the supplier.


Neil Moore
S.E.