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RCSC – Research Council on Structural Connections – www.boltcouncil.org

 

From: macieengineering(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:macieengineering(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 9:21 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: High Strength bolting definition

 

What is RCBS? When  do a search all I get is web sites for ammunition!
S.Macie, P.E.

 

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott, William N <William.N.Scott(--nospam--at)conocophillips.com>
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org' <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Fri, Jan 14, 2011 9:15 pm
Subject: RE: High Strength bolting definition

High strength bolting is when ASTM A325 or A490 bolts are used. ASTM A307 bolts are generally not considered high strength. See RCBS web site for use of A325 and A490 bolts. You can down load the bolting specification and users guide at no cost.

 

Bill Scott

 


From: xmy978(--nospam--at)gmail.com [mailto:xmy978(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 12:14 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: High Strength bolting definition

Thanks, however section 1704.3.3 does not define what high strength bolting is

 

 

Bill

 

From: Domenic DeAngelo [mailto:domdeaneng(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 12:19 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: High Strength bolting definition

 

IBC 2009 Section 1704.3.3 (I believe it would apply to A325 and above).

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 2:03 PM, <xmy978(--nospam--at)gmail.com> wrote:

Does anyone know which code section defines high strength bolting? Is A307 high strength and would it require special inspection?

 

Thanks

 

Bill