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Chris,

In the guyed tower business the typical factor of safety is 2.5 for
allowable tension in guy cable over breaking strength.

Regards,
Harold Sprague
Black & Veatch
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From: Chris Towne
To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
Subject: Steel Building Bracing
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 1997 8:36PM

What factor of safety is prudent on design of steel cable for tension
x-framing?

Chris Towne, E.I.T.