The document recommends Ufer only as an augmentation to a properly designed
and implemented ground system. And that, yes, a strike, under certain
circumstances, can cause the foundation to crack. I think that is what was
said at the beginning of this thread before a plethora of experts took issue
I think I'll pass on Ufer, but thanks for the article.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Jeff Brown
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 6:42 PM
Subject: RE: [Towertalk] Rebar Cage
A related article is: http://www.polyphaser.com/datasheets/PTD1030.pdf
At 04:59 PM 9/19/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 14:56:48 -0600
>From: Bob Harrison <email@example.com>
>Subject: RE: [Towertalk] Rebar Cage
>To: "'Jerry Plemmons'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> "'Red'" <email@example.com>, "'FireBrick'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Cc: "'Andrew Pfeiffer'" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
>I agree Jerry, the lightning strike would super-heat the moisture in the
>concrete causing it to shatter the base.
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