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RE: Steel Jacketing of RC columns

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Don't recall the rep indicating that . . . But you know how those dog
and pony shows go, it always looks simple at that point!

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Sleiman Serhal [SMTP:mony(--nospam--at)]
>Sent:	Thursday, May 14, 1998 12:30 PM
>To:	seaoc(--nospam--at)
>Subject:	Re: Steel Jacketing of RC columns
>Robert Rollo wrote:
>> 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.
>Humm, but don't we need to at least make the rectangular columns
>elliptical before applying the wraps.
>>  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?
>Maybe it's XXSys ! 
>Moni Serhal