1705.2 Steel Construction
The special inspections and nondestructive testing of steel construction in buildings, structures, and portions thereof shall be in accordance with this section.
Exception: Special inspections of the steel fabrication process shall not be required where the fabrication process for the entire building or structure does not include any welding, thermal cutting or heating operation of any kind. In such cases, the fabricator shall be required to submit a detailed procedure for material control that demonstrates the fabricator's ability to maintain suitable records and procedures such that, at any time during the fabrication process, the material specification and grade for the main stress-carrying elements are capable of being determined. Mill test reports shall be identifiable to the main stress-carrying elements where required by the approved construction documents.
Special inspections and nondestructive testing of structural steel elements in buildings, structures and portions thereof shall be in accordance with the quality assurance inspection requirements of AISC 360.
Exception: Special inspection of railing systems composed of structural steel elements shall be limited to welding inspection of welds at the base of cantilevered rail posts.
|1.Installation of open-web steel joists and joist girders.|
|a. End connections — welding or bolted.||—||X||SJI specifications listed in Section 2207.1.|
|b. Bridging — horizontal or diagonal.||—||—||—|
|1.Standard bridging.||—||X||SJI specifications listed in Section 2207.1.|
|2.Bridging that differs from the SJI
specifications listed in Section 2207.1.