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Here in Brasil, according to our codes, the steel roof of a building does not 
need fire protection if it is not necessary for the stability of the building.
We know that this is not the case of buildings constructed with the tilt-up 
As the fire protection is always a very expensive treatment, probably we will 
have some problems for approving this kind of constructions.
I would like to know how the problem is treated in other countries, specially 
in the USA, where the system is very common.

Thank you

Engenheiro Civil Vitor Faustino Pereira
ESTRUTURAL Projetos e Consultoria de Estruturas S/C Ltda.
Rua Souza Naves 282, sala 402 - CEP 86010-170 - Londrina - PR
Tel/FAX: 043-3225400
e-mail: vitor(--nospam--at)

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