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RE: Rust never Sleeps

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Jeff,

The deck will continue to corrode, but the rate of corrosion will be
reduced.  Given that it is a composite design, it follows that the
structural integrity will be further reduced.

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jeff Smith [SMTP:smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com]
> Sent:	Monday, October 01, 2001 5:21 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Rust never Sleeps
> 
> Say you have 3" of concrete fill over 3" x 18Ga (6" total)composite metal
> decking, spanning 10'. The decking shows some bad signs of rusting from 10
> years of water leaks above. If the leaks are mitigated, will the integrity
> of the structural slab continue to deteriorate?
> 
> Jeff
> 

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