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Re: PEMB / Masonry expansion joints

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] The cladding tie spacing and the nonstructural components section of the IBC / ASCE 7 should keep it from falling down and creating a life safety hazard. That IS covered in the building code.

Regards,
Harold Sprague




From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com
Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
To: spraguehope(--nospam--at)hotmail.com, seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: PEMB / Masonry expansion joints
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 14:31:07 EDT

In a message dated 5/19/05 9:58:20 AM, spraguehope(--nospam--at)hotmail.com writes:
> There are several considerations that I would suggest for consideration. 
> It
> is important to note that this is a servicability issue, and not a life
> safety issue. 
>
Unless, perhaps, the veneer is fairly tall and subject to burying anything or
anyone parked or walking nearby in the event of the Big One?

Ralph

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