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- From: "Greg Smith" <strusup(--nospam--at)gte.net>
- Date: Sat, 17 Jul 1999 17:00:50 -0500
Why not use a 1 1/2 inch piece of beam that is the same section. i.e. flanges already on the web and weld that to the end to make the intended length? Hope this helps, Greg -----Original Message----- From: MSSROLLO(--nospam--at)aol.com <MSSROLLO(--nospam--at)aol.com> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> Date: Friday, July 16, 1999 2:55 PM Subject: Re: Moment Connections >I missed the original posting of this, but it appears you need to bridge a >1.5" gap for a moment connection of a flange. Could you weld a 1.5" plate to >the flange of the column at each of the beam flanges. You could weld it all >around and then connect the beam flange to it. There would be one at each >beam flange and the plate would be wider than the thickness of the beam >flange. > >I am not sure how many beams you would have to retrofit, but one thing I >would consider in order to satisfy whoever the "powers that be" are, would be >to cut the flange back a foot or so and then weld a new piece on. > >I realize this is just an extension of the adding on an 1.5" plate option, >but maybe the person that is criticizing your current options will buy off on >this. I think the main thing they dislike is the shortness of the extension >plate. > >I would not use the weld metal buildup option, but would try this cut-back >method and see if it would fly. Again, I do not know whether you are >talking about 1 beam or a hundred beams. > >Just some thoughts, not sure if I got the true gist of this thread. > >Ron Martin >
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