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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bart Needham [SMTP:bartn(--nospam--at)ckcps.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, December 16, 1999 11:21 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Re: Concrete reciepe
> 
> The embed portion may be lean concrete if the width of the wide flange
> provides
> enough area.  The bottom of the hole should be hardrock concrete for
> bearing.
> 
> If the W8X31 is wide enough, it can be counted on alone, and the lean
> concrete
> will hold it in place and provide oxidation cover.
> 
> Are there tiebacks?  Are these cantilevered?  What is the magnitude of the
> vertical load?  From the length given is seems cantilevered.
> 
> Bart Needham
> 
> Bob Hanson wrote:
> 
> > List,
> > I have w 8x31 soldier piles I would like to encase in a 18" diameter
> > concrete filled hole and am looking for a cheap reciepe for the embedded
> > portion. I have seen terms like 2 sack sand cement mix used but am
> curious
> > about strength and a safe cure time. The term "lean concrete" is fuzzy
> for
> > me as something between good soil and real concrete. The hole is dry,
> the
> > cut is to be about 8 ft and the pile embed will be about 10 ft (total
> length
> > 18 ft). I think the embed portion needs to be a real 3000 psi mix.
> > Thanks for any suggestions,
> > Bob Hanson
> >
> 
>