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roof. The welder says it...
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.
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As you can see the beam needs to be fasten to the plate
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 1 year ago
There are fire protection measures to take to allow welding there. We've specified welding right against heavy timbers
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