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Rick,

Just be mindful of my brain cramp that I just mentioned in a previous
post...I messed up the lap length calculations by use in the area rather
than the diameter.

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Sat, 13 Jul 2002, Rick Burch wrote:

> 
> 
> Scott Maxwell wrote:
> > 
> > Rick,
> > 
> > You are partly correct.  Section 2.1.8.6.1.2 of the MSJC (a.k.a. ACI 530)
> > states:
> > 
> > Bars spliced by noncontact lap splices shall not be spaced transversely
> > farther apart than one-fifth the required length of lap nor more than 8
> > in.
> 
> 
> Scott,
> Thanks - somehow I missed this provision about one-fifth of the lap
> length. Always something new to be learned on this list!
> 
> Rick Burch
> Columbia, SC
> 
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