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Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

I have been asked by a masonry contractor to design the anchors for a new university academic building. An Indiana Limestone company is supplying the stone and stone shop drawings and I will be supplying the stone anchor shop drawings with my calculations for review. Currently, all of the anchors are tying the stone back to a vertical element predominately to a CFS stud wall with a large cavity. Foundations, steel lintels and shelf angles designed by the EOR provide gravity load support.

The scope may expand to include hanging a stone soffit. The building construction has already begun with the steel frame.

Does anyone have one or more sets of shop drawings showing the stone anchorage details for a similar building that they could share? I would expect you could erase the title block information. I would like to see the overall project with the typical details from the simple to complex. A Dropbox link or other cloud storage link may be required to download it.


RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

My advice, for what it's worth is, if you're asking that question, run from this project. I suspect the EOR chose not to do that for the same reason you are asking for details...it's highly specialized and best left to folks that do that all the time.

Again, I know that doesn't answer your direct question, but I hope it's helpful to think about

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Thanks, G for the advice.

Maybe DaveAtkins has an opinion or some shop drawings he would like to share???

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

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These are stone panels anchored to a concrete wall. The stones are set in concrete panels. Maybe not what you're looking for. The panels did have special anchors though; not the typical catalog stuff. I can post the contract drawings and I don't need to black out the engineering company's name - it was a publicly bid project. I don't have copies of the shop drawings.

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Thanks, BB! I'll take a look. I might learn something new.

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Gracious! I will take a look at the drawings.

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

if you have any questions let me know

RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

I don't have any shop drawings, but the Indiana Limestone Handbook has a lot of useful information:



RE: Stone Anchor Shop Drawings

Got the link, thanks Dave. I am looking for examples to suggest some organization to my presentation of the anchor data and details.

BB, I reread my last post to you and got a big chuckle. My Spanish needs a little help!

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