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Steel Channel Grip

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The AISC steel manuals indicate the dimension "grip" for channel shapes.
How is this dimension used?  Is this a maximum value or a minimum value?  If
the grip is not a maximum or minimum value, wouldn't it be more practical to
indicate the gauge in the tables?
The reason I ask is because I am detailing a bolted connection to a channel
flange.  Is it typical to show the gauge or the grip required in this case?
John Connor
Kansas City, MO