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Came across these steel shims today, I know these are considered industry standard but this just looked off to me. The carrying beam at this location had a bit of twisting going on. 

 

Any thoughts? 

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It doesn't look like the shims are transfering the full 3" of bearing needed for the end of a beam onto concrete. 

The beam pocket usually gets filled in to prevent "twisting".

 

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6 hours ago, Bill Kibbel said:

It doesn't look like the shims are transfering the full 3" of bearing needed for the end of a beam onto concrete. 

The beam pocket usually gets filled in to prevent "twisting".

 

Thanks Bill 

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Bill is correct.  Mostly this is a workmanship issue that could be "fixed" pretty quickly and inexpensively. 

 

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31 minutes ago, Les said:

Bill is correct.  Mostly this is a workmanship issue that could be "fixed" pretty quickly and inexpensively. 

 

Thank you Les 

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The concrete looks damaged by the uneven transfer of load from the beam.  The shims were installed carelessly.

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