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captkingdom 08-11-2009 09:20 PM

Brick Ties
Has anyone considered using brick ties to aid in tying the dome to the inner arch?
Do you think it might be a good Idea?
I thought perhaps of using a few but not sure if it would be a help or hindrance with differential thermal expansion etc.

RTflorida 08-11-2009 09:45 PM

Re: Brick Ties
most likely a hindrance due to the different expansion rates, I would guess they would lead to some sort of cracking issues, how severe is anyone's guess.


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