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ICC and Code Check books

Discussion in 'Talk to the ICC Board' started by ICE, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. ICE

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    I know that the ICC sells the books so I figure they may have a hand in it.

    The Code Check Complete 2ND Edition has this illustration.

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    That matches what the code says too.

    It never occurred to me that it's not "7 3/4"rise" until I saw this. Another new concept is the nosing exception if the tread is 11" and solid riser. The solid riser requirement is not in the code.

    By the look of the shoe, this has been in the code since BF stood for Benjamen Franklin.
     
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    What do you mean it is not a 7-3/4" rise?
     
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    The drawing shows the riser, not the rise. The riser in the drawing is 7 3/4" but the rise (the step up) is 7 3/4" plus whatever the thickness of the tread material may be.
     
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    I believe the intent of the drawing was to have a dotted line at the top of the tread and they did not want to extend the arrow into the darker tread drawing.
     

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