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Re: L-shaped A490 Anchor Bolts

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     I usually call out the tack on the "unloaded" side of the nut. That is 
 to say on the face closest to the "dead" end of the rod.

- Mike

Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Except I'm not sure the stress level at this location ever approaches the
> point where a fracture is initiated.
> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
> 5
> On May 3, 2013, at 7:00 AM, Jim Getaz <jgetaz(--nospam--at)> wrote:
>> Bill,
>> Tack welding is always bad form unless the tack is later incorporated
>> into a full weld pass. Tack welds can be so small as to be the 
>> equivalent of an arc strike causing cracking. HTH, Jim Getaz
>> Winchester, Virginia
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] 
>> On Behalf Of Bill Polhemus Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 6:00 AM
>> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
>> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] L-shaped A490 Anchor Bolts

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