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Re: Short Anchor Bolts Again

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What did you have the contractor do?  Tapered nuts or chipping the concrete and adding couplers?

Garner, Robert wrote:

Had a contractor install anchor bolts with inadequate projection for a full nut on A325 (as specified) anchor bolts.  Of course the contractor wants to puddle weld all around the depressed anchor bolts. 


I have no questions for this forum about this - we know what needs to be done  I just thought I'd pass this along since everybody here has shared this experience.  Again and again.


In 15 minutes, I pop open a cold one.  Poor contractor.




R. Garner

Moffatt & Nichol

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