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Re: Dry-Rot Glulam Beam Retrofit

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----- Original Message -----
From: Kevin Kaplan <kevink(--nospam--at)vlmk.com>

> We have a project in our office where we need to retrofit an existing
10-3/4
> x 60" glulam beam that spans 85' - 0".  The beam is supported at one end
> with a tube steel column and beam bucket.  The beam ends at the column and
> has an area of dry-rot at the bearing seat approximately 3-1/2" high by 5"
> deep into the beam by the entire width of the glulam beam.  We are
> considering some type of epoxy type fill in lieu of extending the beam
> bucket.  Does anyone have any experience with any products that could be
> used in this application, or possibly any better solution.
>



epoxy type fill ..........http://www.abatron.com/  the stuff works great!