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Understanding Slip Coefficient and Tension Creep Testing of Coatings Used in Slip-Critical Bolted Connections

From JPCL, January 2014

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by William D. Corbett, PCS, and Carly M. McGee, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The authors will explain the methods and processes of slip coefficient and tension creep testing on steel bridges, buildings, and other structures that may contain bolted connections....
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Tagged categories: Bridges; Performance testing; Site/field testing; Steel; Structural steel

Comment from Bryon Beck, (7/17/2014, 3:20 PM)

Any discussion how long the certification lasts?

Comment from William Corbett, (7/18/2014, 8:26 AM)

The certification does not "expire" as long as the composition of the coating and method of manufacture does not change and the Essential Variables under which the testing was performed (coating thickness, minimum cure time, thinner type and amount) aren't altered.

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