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Re: Diaphragm Chords

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In a message dated 12/2/98 3:39:14 PM Pacific Standard Time,
harold.sprague(--nospam--at)neenan.com writes:

<< Jim,
 
 You are correct, but the chord tension forces are generally small enough to
 be resisted by a butt splice weld.  And it should be detailed.
 
 Regards,
 Harold Sprague
 The Neenan Company
 harold.sprague(--nospam--at)neenan.com
  >>

You may also use an added plate (over the joint) with fillet welds both sides

Antonio S. "Tony" Luisoni
aslcse(--nospam--at)worldnet.att.net