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RE: Gaps between plywood sheathing

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While others are agreeing with the 1/8" spacing for plywood, I've only read
the standard for OSB which requires the gap. I don't recall anything in the
APA documents either on leaving expansion joints for plywood panels.
Dennis

> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Richards, P.E. [mailto:george(--nospam--at)BORM.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 3:46 PM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: RE: Gaps between plywood sheathing
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> The numbers do not add up and I have never seen anything in APA lit. to
> address this issue.  Engineering Judgment.
>
> George Richards, P. E.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Bryson [mailto:michael.bryson(--nospam--at)englekirk.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 1:27 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Gaps between plywood sheathing
>
>
> Typically you install sheathing with a 1/8" gap between sheets to
> allow for
> some expansion, correct? If the sheets are supported by a 2x
> framing member,
> how do you get your edge distance for a 10d nail?
>
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