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I need to fasten a 8" beam to a 8 x 8 galvanized plate on a

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I need to fasten a 8" beam to a 8 x 8 galvanized plate on a roof. The welder says it too risky to weld because of potential fire. Is there a alternative to fasten this beam to the plate drilling is probably not possible.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
I can help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Do you have a picture or sketch you can share?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
As you can see the beam needs to be fasten to the plate
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
There are fire protection measures to take to allow welding there. We've specified welding right against heavy timbers

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