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I'm presently designing a set of small aluminum stairs for a fabricator. The 
high and low ends of the stringer are classically anchored to the supporting 
concrete wall or floor with an aluminum clip angle(i.e., one leg is welded to 
the stringer; the projecting leg is anchored to the supporting concrete via 
an expansion bolt). My concern is the leg (or any other part of the 
structure) which bears upon the concrete. Isn't this a no-no? Should a 
dielectric break (such as a neoprene or PVC shim) be provided between the 
aluminum and concrete? 

As always, 
Charlie Canitz, PE
Bel Air, MD

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