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This was discussed in Modern Steel Construction in the January 1998
issue in the "Steel Interchange"  section.
Bob Germaine, PE

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> From: 	Roger Turk[SMTP:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> Sent: 	Thursday, April 30, 1998 2:03 PM
> To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: 	Lift Beams
> 
> I believe that there was something in Modern Steel Construction
> magazine in 
> the last couple of years about this.
> 
> Also, if you observe lift beams of the type that you describe, I think
> that 
> you will see that most, if not all, have horizontal king posts
> installed to 
> laterally brace the compression flange.
> 
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> 
> 
>