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Re: Light Guage Framing Connections

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How about using #12 Tek-5 screws?  We specify #12 Tek-5 screws all the time
for connecting angle clips to W-shape beam with flange thickness less than
0.5 in.  and have not heard any complaint from the framer yet.

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael D Zaitz <mzaitz(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Friday, August 14, 1998 10:08 AM
Subject: Light Guage Framing Connections

>Hello all,
>We have a situation for a canopy we are designing where some 8" deep 18
>ga joists frame perpendicularly into a W8 x 10.  What we are looking at
>using for the connection is 14 ga clip angles screwed to the joists with
>#12 screws and then bolted to the W8 with 3/8" dia bolts.  Any comments
>or suggestions.  Note: this is in south georgia and will have moderate
>wind forces but no earthquake forces.
>P.S. Finally received notice that I passed the SE I exam!!!!!