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I believe this also has an Evaluation Report.  If you call the manufacturer they can get you a copy.  I do not think they have an ER number yet.


From: Daryl Richardson [mailto:h.d.richardson(--nospam--at)shaw.ca]
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 5:28 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Bolted Connection To Existing Old Steel

Drew,
 
        At first glance it looks very promising.  Thanks for the lead.
 
Regards,
 
H. Daryl Richardson
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: Bolted Connection To Existing Old Steel

Daryl Richardson wrote:
Fellow engineers,
 
       
        The obvious solution is to connect the flange of a T (perhaps fabricated from plate) to the existing steel and weld the web of the new beam to the stem of this T.  The load in the order of five thousand pounds in shear (no tension).  The devil is in the detail.
 
Would the Lindapter Hollo-Bolt work?

http://www.lindapterna.com/product_info/index.php?A=DET&P=Type%20HB