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- From: "Horning, Dick/CVO" <dhorning(--nospam--at)CH2M.com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Oct 1997 09:29:39 -0600
How about jacking it up to level or slightly above and bolting a steel plate to the bottom to span the knot? Or you could try an adhered, non-metallic Band-Aid such as Contech Services (360-750-1377) has used to reinforce beams. > ---------- > From: BAllenSE[SMTP:BAllenSE] on behalf of Bill > Allen[SMTP:BAllenSE(--nospam--at)mail-gw3.pacbell.net] > Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 1997 8:12 AM > To: 'seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org' > Subject: Sawn Beam Repair? > > I am working on a project that is currently in construction. This is a > single family residence. I have specified a 4x12 #2DF beam supporting > some ceiling framing at the second floor. According to the contractor, > the beam had a slight crown (upward camber) when installed. Near the > midspan of the beam, there exists a knot near the bottom edge of the > beam near the midspan. A crack has developed at the knot and the beam > is sagging. > > Short of replacing the beam, is anyone aware of a practical technique > to repair this beam? > > Thanks, > Bill Allen >
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