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RE: Light Gage Steel Framing: The Obvious Next Question

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You might also consider X-bracing.  Than the deck is just to keep your 150
MPH winds out.

George Richards

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bpolhem(--nospam--at)swbell.net]
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 3:43 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Light Gage Steel Framing: The Obvious Next Question


I believe Mr. Architect is using steel deck for lateral. Any advice as to
spec.
for attachment?

"George Richards, P.E." wrote:
> 
> Then the only other thing to look at is lateral.  You can use plywood
shear
> screwed to the studs for lateral if you want to.  The UBC has ULT. load
> capacities.