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Re: L-shaped A490 Anchor Bolts

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Thanks for all the replies citing the specs and the cons on using shaped 
anchor bolts. It's well explained.


Rod Tayong

 From: "Polhemus, William" <wpolhemus(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Sent: Thursday, May 2, 2013 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] L-shaped A490 Anchor Bolts

The biggest problem is their cg causes them to lean off vertical unless
they're tied firmly in place. Tacking a nut at the bottom of a straight rod
eliminates that.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.


On May 2, 2013, at 7:12 AM, "Jim Getaz" <jgetaz(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Note that despite the sketch on ACI Appendix D, people frown on L-shaped
> anchor rods these days. Something about them being able to pull out
> around the bend.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Bill Polhemus Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 10:48 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] L-shaped A490 Anchor Bolts

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