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Re: Granite Cladding (without using mechanical fasteners)

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K. Hemmatyar wrote:
> 
> I am presently working on a project which involves the design of
> installation method of Granite Cladding on a new 4 storey concrete frame
> building. The Granites are 18"x18"x3/4" and the contractor prefers to
> install them by adhesive agent (without using mechanical fasteners) directly
> on the exposed concrete.
> If you have some recommendations, please advise.
> Thanks in Advance
> 
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I doubt that adhesive agent for granites is applicable in earthquake
countries.  Isn't Vancouver Zone 2 or 3?

Good luck,
Tom Chiu, SE