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W3hat is the minimum edge distance for 1/2" lag bolt in a

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w3hat is the minimum edge distance for 1/2" lag bolt in a microlam carry 250 pounds vertical load?
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Hanging a part of a staircase on a steel angle attached near the bottom of the microlam...
JA: Is there anything else the Structural Engineer should be aware of?
Customer: no it's a pretty simple connection, but the builder needs to minimize the distance from lag screw to the bottom edge of the beam...
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 17 days ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 17 days ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 17 days ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 17 days ago.
Is his in the side face of the LVL with a vertical load causing shear in the lag? Or in the bottom face causing tension in the lag?

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