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This reminds me of a recent requirement to install fire sprinklers in a
freezer. I later taked the plan checker out of this on the basis that the
sprinkler lines would freeze.

Does anyone else care to share unusual requirements for a little levity?

Stan Scholl, P.E;
Laguna Beach, CA

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 08:02:41 -0500 Tom Bodkin
<TBODKIN(--nospam--at)carrollengineering.com> writes:
> Rick,  I was involved in a project where there was a code conflict in
> California with regards to a walk in freezer.  The health Department
> rejected the proposal to install diamond plate in the freezer due to
> sanitation reasons, however, the building department required it.  
> We
> settled on coating the concrete floor with an abrasive finish.  
> Maybe you
> could see what finishes are available so if it does become an issue, 
> you can
> make provisions for it.
> 
> Tom Bodkin
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Burch [mailto:rburch(--nospam--at)conterra.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 5:33 PM
> To: seaint list server
> Subject: Smooth floor plate
> 
> 
> Do any of you use smooth floor plate, as opposed to checker plate, 
> for
> platforms or catwalks, etc?  It seems like I have seen smooth floor 
> plate on
> some platforms in industrial applications.
> 
> If you use smooth plate, is it painted, and are there any problems 
> with slip
> resistance? The application I am thinking of is a catwalk where 
> there is
> little or no chance of any moisture being present.  
> 
> Thanks,
> Rick Burch
> Columbia, SC
> 
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