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RE: Steel Jacketing of RC columns

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See Caltrans Memo to Designers 20-4.  They use both steel jackets and
wrapped columns.

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> From: 	Robert Rollo[SMTP:rrollo(--nospam--at)TEAM-PSC.com]
> Reply To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Sent: 	Thursday, May 14, 1998 9:09 AM
> To: 	'seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org'
> Subject: 	RE: Steel Jacketing of RC columns
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> How about that composite "wound" reinforcing company.  Can't recall
> the
> name but am remembering a fiberglass? strand continuously laid in a
> vinyl ester or epoxy type adhesive in spiral fashion around existing
> columns.  System is designed in "layers" to provide the needed
> strengthening.  Can do round and rectangular.  Was created as seismic
> reinforcing system to upgrade in place highway structures, but they
> have
> done what you describe as well.  Anyone remember the company name?
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From:	Sleiman Serhal [SMTP:mony(--nospam--at)destination.com.lb]
> >Sent:	Thursday, May 14, 1998 5:59 AM
> >To:	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> >Subject:	Steel Jacketing of RC columns
> >
> >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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