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ICC-ES AC323 – Acceptance Criteria for Reinforcement of Openings in Shear Walls with Steel Brackets


The purpose of this acceptance criteria is to establish requirements for recognition of steel brackets that are used for reinforcement of openings in shear walls in ICC-ES evaluation reports under the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC).


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ICC-ES AC323 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing inspections and tests using the ICC-ES AC323 acceptance criteria (section 3.0).

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