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Are there any problems with using a setting bed thickness of 1 in?  I 
know the ACI 530 code limits the setting bed thickness to 3/4 in but 
gives no reason for why.  We have a client that now wants to use thin set 
tile in a corridor.  The walls are load bearing and sit on a wall joint. 
 The easiest way to form the floor would be to drop the entire surface 
the 5/8 in but that would cause the bed to be 1 in.  Any ideas?