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RE: aluminum anchorage to steel

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Strips of korolath (plastic) or neoprene between the top of the steel bearing surface and the bottom of the grating work well.


Matthew Stuart

Structural Department


9/26/06, PFFEI(--nospam--at) <PFFEI(--nospam--at)> wrote:

i have a client that wants to utilize aluminum catwalk grating for a deck.  the support structure will be steel. what can i do in the anchorage of the grating to the steel to mitigate galvanic action?  asphaltic paint, rubber of bituthane separation gaskets?  catwalk manufacturer (mcnichols) could offer no suggestions.

thanks in advance

paul franceschi