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I don't have my materials bible to hand .


I have a connector system which is hot-dipped galvanized and I am proposing
to use stainless steel Hilti Kwik Bolts-TZ for connection to concrete.
Would I be better to use Carbon steel anchors instead?  Is there significant
galvanic action between stainless and the galvanizing?  What about between
carbon steel and galvanizing?




Thor A. Tandy P.Eng, C.Eng, Struct.Eng, MIStructE
Victoria, BC


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