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Right after sending that post, it occurred to me to check my copy of ASTM
F1554 to see if the supplements were included.  Of course, they were.  I
apologize for my laziness.

M. David Finley, P.E.
2086 SW Main Boulevard - Suite 111
Lake City, FL  32025
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From: "Roger Turk" <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: Baseplate Anchorage


> David,
>
> I don't have ASTM F1554 at hand, but supplementary requirements to ASTM
Specs
> are generally numbered.  I would specify the anchors as, "ASTM F1554-99,
> Grade 55, with Supplementary Requirement ##."  You can also personally
modify
> any ASTM spec with your own requirements, if you feel up to it (and are
sure
> that it will be provided).
>
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
>
> David Finley wrote:
>
> . > Roger,
>
> . > Acutally they will be constructing a frame to hold the "new" plates in
> . > position.  I agree with your concerns about stabbing anchors into
plastic
> . > concrete.  I also anticipate requiring c couple of holes in the
baseplate
> . > to allow trapped air to escape and help ensure proper concrete
> . > consolidation.
>
> . > I had envisioned endplates on the angles or channels - a similar
concept
> . > to headed anchors.  If  I use anchor rods, I would probably use ASTM
F1554
> . > grade 55.  How is the weldability supplement speicified?  ASTM F1554,
> . > Grade 55 with weldability supplement?  or is there a slightly more
formal
> . > phrasing?  Of course, my initial concern was just how good a welded
> . > tension connection could be made between the anchor rod and the bottom
of
> . > the new baseplate.
>
> . > M. David Finley, P.E.
>
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