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Re: Retrofit Wall Anchorage

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You might want to consider a recessed exterior plate and abandon the epoxied
anchors. Zone 4 makes a slick plate which is round, 3/8" thick and can be
mounted flush to the exterior surface or recessed into the wall. The plate is
counter sunk to accept a slotted, flat-head bolt. If the exterior surface is
flat (no fluting or other architectural treatment) the recessed plate gets
patched over, sacked, honed and painted and you can't even tell it is there.

Cost? Well, considering material, labor and deputy inspection of epoxy
installation, you might be suprised at the economics of a recessed plate. You
will also sleep better at night knowing you have an exterior plate for this


Mike O'Brien wrote:

> I am retrofitting the wall anchorage on an existing single-story concrete
> tilt-up building ....