To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Shot firing to steel and/or concrete
From: "Jones, Mark A" <Mark.A.Jones(--nospam--at)jacobs.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 09:05:47 -0400
I doubt it. Concrete's properties are not compatible with "shot firing".
"Shots" work with steel because steel is malleable, energy absorbent (sp?)
and weldable. Concrete is brittle and non-"weldable". Hence, if you were
to shoot something at concrete it would either, a) bounce off or b) shatter
the concrete. In both cases you do not get a useable bond.
-MKnight [mailto:MKnight(--nospam--at)Lindapter.com] wrote:
is there a product that can be used through the steel decking and into the
concrete or is it necessary to drill the steel so that a cartridge gun
(Hilti etc.) can be used to fire a fastener through the hole and into the
Any advice would be very helpful.
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