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ICC-ES AC118 – Acceptance Criteria for Tapping Screw Fasteners Used in Steel-to-steel Connections


The purpose of this acceptance criteria is to establish requirements for tapping screw fasteners used for steel-to-steel connections to be evaluated in an ICC-ES evaluation report under the International Building Code (IBC), and the International Residential Code (IRC).


tapping screw fastener; steel-to-steel connection; strength of screws; acceptance criteria; evaluation report; International Code Council Evaluation Service

ICC-ES AC118 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing inspections and tests using the ICC-ES AC118 acceptance criteria (section 4.0).

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