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RE: Steel Jacketing of RC columns

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How about carbon-fiber reinforcing?
Bob Germaine

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> From: 	Sleiman Serhal[SMTP:mony(--nospam--at)destination.com.lb]
> Sent: 	Thursday, May 14, 1998 3:59 AM
> To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: 	Steel Jacketing of RC columns
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> Regards yo'all
> 
> I need to reinforce some old RC columns with minimum enlargement of
> columns for Architectural reasons. I'm thinking of steel jacketing the
> columns then applying a scratch and a brown coat of Portland Cement
> plaster over welded wire lath to protect the steel which I won't treat
> with any anti-corrosion paint.
> 
> So do u guys think this is an acceptable detail ?
> 
> Moni Serhal
> MSCE
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