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I have stated the WWR to be placed on dobies before on my drawings,
but they end up pulling it while pouring anyway. They try to make it a
means and methods issue. How do you make them always use the dobies?

WH

On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Harold Sprague <spraguehope(--nospam--at)hotmail.com> wrote:
> As much complaining as I hear, I thought we would be talking megabucks
> difference, but when push comes to shove, there is no difference.
>
> I insist on dobies and using a 4x4 WWR makes it easier to walk on.
>
> Regards, Harold Sprague
>
>
>
>> Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2008 20:14:39 -0500
>> From: gtg740p(--nospam--at)gmail.com
>> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>> Subject: Re: Slab on grade
>>
>> In my area the WWR is always pulled into place during pouring, so the
>> location is not so reliable. But it is used way more often than
>> rebar.
>>
>> Does anyone have a relative cost comparison between using installed
>> rebar vs WWR that would provide the same steel area? Say #3 at 18" vs
>> WWR?
>>
>> Will
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 7:30 PM, Harold Sprague <spraguehope(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > It depends on the gauge of the WWR and the spacing of the dobies. The
>> > #3's
>> > with dobies at 4' o.c. will (in general) rebound easier than lighter
>> > gauge
>> > WWR.
>> >
>> > Regards, Harold Sprague
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ________________________________
>> > From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com
>> > Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 19:12:10 -0500
>> > Subject: Re: Slab on grade
>> > To: sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com; seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>> >
>> > Is a #3 much better than WWF after a few hefty guys walk all over it?
>> >
>> > Ralph
>> >
>> > In a message dated 11/7/08 12:00:50 PM, sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com
>> > writes:
>> >
>> > This means that in your 4" slab, rebars at 12" spacing do not
>> > necessarily
>> > have to be #4, they can be #3 placed about 1.25" below TOC.
>> >
>> >
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