From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 13:30:57 -0600
It can be acceptable, if it is just a gravity load carrying beam, and it is
tested. I would request testing by an AWS certified tester using Ultrasonic
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Kestner [SMTP:jkestner(--nospam--at)somervilleinc.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2000 11:35 AM
> To: SEAINT
> Subject: Shop Splices of Steel Beams
> If a full penetration welded connection is provided in a beam and there
> are no fatigue considerations, is this an acceptable condition to allow?
> Should I required that the splice be tested? By what method?
> Jim Kestner
> Green Bay, Wi