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Old 09-27-2006, 09:35 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by Rasheed1
now that you have attacked the messenger....why dont you try and disprove what he said....

you have yet to prove that steel melts at 500F...that oven temperatures...not hot enough to compromise the buidling.... Kevin Ryan is an executive at the company, so Im sure he could give accurate info on something as simple as the temperature at which steel compromises...Its not difficult info. to obtain..

Because (1) the steel did not melt and (2) the temperatures were much hotter than 500F. I've been over that a lot. What he said--that steel does not melt or even weaken much at 500F--is true. The problem is that the building was not 500F, and he does not have the knowledge necessary to argue otherwise (when every other expert who has analyzed the building has said the opposite).
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