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Speaking of Linapter "Hollow Bolt" has anyone used them and how are the test
results compared to other connections?

-----Original Message-----
From: MKnight [mailto:MKnight(--nospam--at)Lindapter.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 11:40 PM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Cc: 'Andrew Kirk'
Subject: RE: Joist Girder Connections to Tubes


The link works for me. Does anyone else have a problem?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Armijo, John J (PWCSD 184) [SMTP:ArmijoJJ(--nospam--at)PWCSD.NAVY.MIL]
> Sent:	Wednesday, June 28, 2000 5:39 PM
> To:	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject:	RE: Joist Girder Connections to Tubes
> 
> I have not been able to get to the link to US English,
>  
> 	http://www.lindapter.co.uk/usa/home.html
> 
> 
> 
> > ----------
> > From: 	MKnight[SMTP:MKnight(--nospam--at)Lindapter.com]
> > Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Sent: 	Wednesday, June 28, 2000 12:35 AM
> > To: 	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> > Subject: 	RE: Joist Girder Connections to Tubes
> > 
> > If your connecting to the face of a structural tube there is a product
> > called a Hollo-Bolt available for Lindapter NA in Ann Arbor. It is
> > basically
> > a steel anchor which fits inside a hole drilled into the tube face. You
> > can
> > fasten from the outside face with a couple of wrenches. More info is
> > available on http://www.lindapter.com
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From:	Roger Turk [SMTP:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> > > Sent:	Tuesday, June 27, 2000 10:29 PM
> > > To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Subject:	Joist Girder Connections to Tubes
> > > 
> > > Mike,
> > > 
> > > I, for one, avoid connecting to the face of a tube under any
> > circumstance
> > > --- 
> > > there is just too much opportunity for oil canning.
> > > 
> > > I don't know how clear the following illustration will come out, but
> > here
> > > it 
> > > is:
> > > 
> > >    |      |<-----Face of Tube
> > >    |      |
> > >    |   --------
> > >    |  |        |<-----Plates welded on each side of tube
> > >    |  |        |
> > >    |  |        |
> > >    |   ----==== <-----Plate welded across side plates
> > >    |      |
> > >    |      |
> > > 
> > > Separately provide a loose "T"-shaped device that can be dropped in
> > > between 
> > > the bottom chord angles and field welded to the bottom chord, the
> bottom
> > 
> > > plate shown above and to the tops of the two side plates.
> > > 
> > > Hope this helps.
> > > 
> > > A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> > > Tucson, Arizona
> > > 
> > > Michael Zaitz wrote:
> > > 
> > > >>I have a project where, due to the schedule, it is desired to use
> TS10
> > x
> > > 10 
> > > x 5/16 columns.  The problem is that I have joist girders that I am
> > using
> > > for
> > > frame action and therefore will have a concentrated load at my
> > "stabilizer
> > > plate".  After performing the calc's for the tube from the black book
> > > (Hollow
> > > Structural Sections manual) the tube walls are not thick enough for my
> > > concentrated load using a vertical plate (to get it to work would
> > require
> > > a
> > > 26"
> > > plate).  Has anyone else ran into this problem?  What other methods
> are
> > > there
> > > for connecting the bottom chord?  Last, is there any concern for the
> > joist
> > > girder bottom chord for using an angle or plate horizontally instead
> of
> > > vertically (I am going to call Vulcraft on this)?<<
> > > 
> > 
> > 
>