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Re: Simpson Titen Screws in Existing Concrete Stemwall

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That would be true of practically every fastener in shear, and of many high strength bolts in tension (where fy is about 0.9fu).

sscholl2(--nospam--at) wrote:

I have always wondered how these seemingly brittle screws can safely be used. It seems to me that the failure would be a snap-off scenario.

Stan Scholl, P.E.

Laguna Beach, CA


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