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RE: Simpson Strongwall Question

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Please elaborate on this statement.  Current Allowable Shear values as
set forth in the building codes do not reflect any testing done with
gravity loads either.
Steve Pryor, S.E.
Simpson Strong-Tie

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	JAA [SMTP:jaa(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Thursday, July 23, 1998 2:30 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	Re: Simpson Strongwall Question
> Simpson has not added gravity and live loads to their Strong Wall.
> This
> will also reduce it's capacity!!		Jim