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I'm not an orthodox, but completely agree with you.
For a sound job, planning everything properly is
always better than patching, and besides what you
mentioned, the rebar is also to be arranged according
to the coming anchors!

R. Labbé

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De: G Vishwanath <gvshwnth(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
Para: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Fecha: Sábado, 21 de Julio de 2001 06:00 a.m.
Asunto: Anchor Bolts- Some thoughts


>
>Reference:  Chris Towne's query on Anchor Bolts.
>
>I have been wondering why it is necessary to drill
>into the concrete piers later for fixing the anchor
>bolts.
>
>If the building is being built in phases, and it is
>already known that there will be future construction,
>is it not a better idea to design the anchor bolts now
>and provide them now itself ? They could be concealed
>by embedding the projected portions in brick work or
>mortar.
>
>If projecting anchor bolts are for any reason
>precluded, perhaps pipe sleeves could be used now and
>left in place for accommodating anchor bolts later.
>
>Drilling into concrete  should be the last resort and
>only if other alternatives are, for good reasons,
>already ruled out.
>
>Perhaps it is not possible to freeze the positions of
>the anchor bolts now . Is that the reason for
>considering drilling into the concrete ?
>
>Somehow, as an orthodox engineer, the idea of drilling
> into concrete for inserting an anchor bolt makes me
>feel uneasy.
>
>Just my humble (if orthodox)  opinion.
>
>G Vishwanath
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