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RE: Steel `Rust protection/fire protection

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It depends on the environment.  But the best of all worlds is to encase the members in concrete.  It is one of the oldest methods known to protect from corrosion and to fireproof structural steel.

Harold Sprague, PE
Krawinkler, Luth & Assoc.

-----Original Message-----
From:	Alex C. Nacionales [SMTP:anacio(--nospam--at)]
Sent:	Monday, August 03, 1998 5:18 PM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject:	Steel `Rust protection/fire protection 

I need  recommendations the best rust protection of structural steel. Also
fire protection. Galvanizing is out because it is not  available locally.

Thanks in advance.