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Thanks for the caution.

These are used for veneer tie rods with threaded plates. No "torquing"
required to set.

Barry H. Welliver

Christopher Wright wrote:

> > Where can I find information about threaded rods less than 1/4"
> > diameter? Specifically, root diameter or net section etc.
> One item of information is that small diameter threaded rods are easily
> damaged by overtorquing. One person told me never to send him fasteners
> smaller than half inch--'We've got goons [presumably mechanics] who can
> twist the heads off anything smaller with their bare hands.'
> Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
> chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
> ___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)