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August 28 - September 3, 2016

Structural engineers often prefer mechanically galvanized bolts for accurate tightening while corrosion experts often prefer hot-dip galvanized bolts for superior corrosion protection. How do you resolve this inherent conflict?

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From Alan Denney of AKD Materials Consulting Ltd on December 7, 2017:
I have not come across the term "mechanically galv more

From Mike Beitzel of Modjeski and Masters on August 29, 2016:
I am not sure there exists a conflict when ASTM A3 more

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