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Re: RV: High Temp in Bolted Joints

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>Is there any reason to prevent A325 bolts being used with a high 
>temp. environement ?  ( paint protected bolts, bolts in black or
>galvanized bolts ? ).
The ASME Code allows A-325 bolts to be used at temperatures up to 650F. 
Except that you don't often find service temperatures for buildings up 
that high, There's no reason they cant be used at high temperatures.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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