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Thanks everyone for the feedback,

If touch up is done, what should be used, I see welders use a silver zinc
rustoleum (spray can) to touch up field welded HD galvanized steel.

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sprague, Harold O. [mailto:SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 6:44 AM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: RE: metal stud framing in wet environment
>
>
>
> It has been my practice to require touch up on studs in wet environments
> only.  If the environment has a risk of dampness, I also require a G90 as
> opposed to the standard G60.  I also require a minimum of 18 ga
> studs.  The
> thickness of the galvanized coating is a function of the thickness of the
> base material.
>
> Regards,
> Harold O. Sprague
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Jeff Smith [SMTP:smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com]
> > Sent:	Monday, September 16, 2002 7:49 PM
> > To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject:	metal stud framing in wet environment
> >
> > Is it customary to hand paint cut ends of metal stud framing
> subjected to
> > moisture, for example, 20 ga studs used as partition walls in a enclosed
> > unheated pool mechanical room (exterior concrete walls with metal
> > deck/conc
> > fill over). The partition wall finish will be cement plaster.
> >
> > jeff
> >
>
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