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Re: cored concrete beams

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Look at Sika Carbodur Carbon strips by Sika Corp.  They are carbon fiber bar
strips applied with adhesive to the underside of the beam.  Fire tested,
easy to install, and the equivalent of three #10 bars would be easy.  They
have been used on a few buildings, several bridges, and the Navy pier in San
Diego area.  Fairly impressive technology.

Paul Feather

----- Original Message -----
From: Tony Diaz <ad(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: cored concrete beams

> Hello, Teresa.  Yes, it is in a treatment plant but indoors, not
> anywhere where corrosion could be a problem. It presently has a
> steel framed roof system. I considered fiber-wrap but would like to
> disturb the beams as little as possible. Figured that the beams
> could be propped up while rehab was going on. Thanks.
> Tony