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> Even when an item does have an ICBO ER approval, one should not specify it
> mindlessly on blind faith in the ER process.
> 
Thank you, Charles!

J. Silva, SE
Director, Codes and Approvals
Hilti, Inc.
silva(--nospam--at)hilti.com
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> From: 	Charles Greenlaw[SMTP:cgreenlaw(--nospam--at)speedlink.com]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: 	Friday, March 03, 2000 3:51 PM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	Re: ICBO ER
> 
> >Have / would any of you specify a structural solution based on new
> >technology if it has been proven and documented elsewhwere but does not
> >yet have an ICBO ER Number?
> 
> Yes, and the UBC provides that such solutions may be accepted by the
> building official. As usual, one should exercise due care twice over in
> specifying new technology. 
> 
> Even when an item does have an ICBO ER approval, one should not specify it
> mindlessly on blind faith in the ER process.
> 
> Charles O. Greenlaw SE   Sacramento CA
> 
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