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CROSS Topic Paper

Liquid metal assisted cracking - update

Region: CROSS-UK Published: 1 March 2006


This 2006 note is an update of the SCOSS Topic Paper from 2004. It draws attention to Publication No 40/05, by the British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) and the Galvanisers’ Association entitled ‘An approach to the management of Liquid Metal Assisted Cracking’.

Note: this Topic Paper was published by SCOSS (Standing Committee on Structural Safety). Since March 2021, SCOSS is integrated under the name Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures (CROSS).

Who should read this?

Structural and civil engineers, steelwork suppliers and fabricators, and galvanisers.

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