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Re: big dig structural failure - epoxy anchors overhead supporting gravity

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Look at those 4 dinky bolts MAYBE 6" long total holding a thick WT with huge clevis.... no wonder.

-g

On 7/14/06, Paul Feather < PFeather(--nospam--at)se-solutions.net> wrote:

Looks like the entire epoxy plug pulled clean with inadequate bond to the concrete, not the bolts pulling clean without epoxy on them.


From: S. Gordin [mailto:mailbox(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com]
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 11:56 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: big dig structural failure - epoxy anchors overhead supporting gravity

 

Paul,

 

This is exactly how it looks.

 

 

Steve Gordin SE
Irvine CA

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 9:10 AM

Subject: RE: big dig structural failure - epoxy anchors overhead supporting gravity

 

<...> If the report is that the epoxy bolts pulled "clean out", it is most likely the holes were not properly cleaned of drill dust and latent material and the entire piece separated cleanly, bolt with epoxy and all. 

 




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-gm