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Re: Steel column flange damage repair

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> From: "David I. Ruby, P.E." <druby(--nospam--at)>

> Back to the hydraulic jack. If the bent flange is heated to cherry red along
> the bend, and the jack is used a means of moving the flange inline there is
> little to no chance to damage the remaining portion of the member.
> David I. Ruby, S.E.
> Chair, Coalition of American Structural Engineers

It seems that there are techniques which don't require the use of a
hydraulic jack. Are there any professionals at the Coalition of American
Structural Engineers who could describe such a method?

Paul Ransom, P. Eng.
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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