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>Reply-To:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>From: "Bill Allen, S.E." <bill(--nospam--at)allendesigns.com>
>To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>Subject: RE: Epoxy Anchor
>Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 13:17:23 -0700
>
>My advice would be:
>1. Do as DSA asks.
>2. Write letter to DSA & your client stating why you object to this 
method.
>3. If there is any problems, refer to letter in No. 2.
>4. Get the job done and go to the next one.

Good advice!
>
>Regards,
>Bill Allen
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: James Lin [mailto:se3949(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
>Sent: Thursday, September 17, 1998 1:04 PM
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Subject: Epoxy Anchor
>
>
>Project: Retrofit the existing concrete building (school job)
>Location: Southern California
>DSA correction: Use drilled and grout anchor bolts (instead of Hilti
>Hit HY150) to fasten new steel ledgers to existing concrete walls
>(Since raised temperature during fire will reduce the bond strength of
>epoxy anchors)
>
>We still like to use epoxy anchors for the following reasons
>1. better quality control (for installation) over drilled and grout
>anchors
>2. less chance to cut the existing rebars
>
>Any opinion/suggestion to response to DSA (Department of State
>Architect of California)?
>
>Thanks in advance 
>
>James Lin, S.E.
>I. D. S.
>
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