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RE: Re Bostik Staples

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Didn't the folks in south Florida have a lot of failures due to stapled roof
sheathing after Hurricane Andrew?

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> From: 	T[SMTP:vicpeng(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: 	Thursday, September 10, 1998 8:42 AM
> Subject: 	Re Bostik Staples
> I have a feeling a query similar to this was posted a while back.
> I have a request from a contractor to review the use of Bostik 1.5" X .48"
> (tine dim. of .071" X .045") staples for roof sheathing assembly.  My
> immediate response is to reject the proposal, however, I like to base my
> rejection on reasonable review of the performance of a product.  The roof
> sheathing is 1/2" OSB and better.  There is no specific requirement for
> diaphragm action, but I would consider that aspect too.
> Does anyone have info on these types of staples.  
> Thor A. Tandy   P.Eng,  MCSCE,  MIPENZ
> Victoria, BC, Canada
> e-mail: < vicpeng(--nospam--at)>