To: "seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Steel Deck Diaphragms
From: "Barry H. Welliver" <wellive(--nospam--at)ibm.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 09:11:27 -0600
I have specified a 22ga. steel deck with puddle
welds at supports and #10 TEK screws at side laps.
The field has "supplied" a punched (button?) hole
at the side laps. My questions are:
1. Is this crimped button hole comparable to
the TEK screws for side lap shear transfer?
2. If so, is there available information
3. Is this method (punched hole) considered a
Barry H. Welliver