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Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

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What types of bolts should be used when bolting aluminum clips to a structural steel member?

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

In a corrosive environment?

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

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Kingnero:
It will be an exterior stair connecting to a steel frame. So only exposed to the outdoor elements but NOT near the coast.

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

Is the structural steel hot dip galvanised or otherwise coated?

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

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Kingnero:
The structural steel is painted. Not galv.

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

Do you have any more information that might be of interest to us? Like the clips are anodised perhaps?

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

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The aluminum is mill finished and not anodised. I'm not sure of the aluminum make up, but the structural steel is A992 Gr. 50ksi and I believe the steel is painted.

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

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The aluminum is mill finished and not anodised.

The aluminum may corrode, consider to coat it.

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

Is this a commercially purchased stair from a well established manufacturer??
Are the "clips" provided by the stair manufacturer ?

RE: Bolting Structural steel to aluminum

what is the purpose of the clips

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