ALL OF THE INFORMATION THAT YOU WILL NEED TO
COMPLY WITH THE BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR SEISMIC BRACING OF
SUSPENDED NON-STRUCTURAL BUILDING COMPONENTS IS CONTAINED WITHIN
THIS MANUAL ( Table
of Contents ), including Pre-Calculated
HLF Tables for each Edition of the Building Codes.
NOTE:This includes the BRACE
SELECTION TABLES satisfying the ASCE 7 requirements for Concrete
Anchors, including prying effects, that have passed the ACI 318-02
Simulated Seismic Tests of ACI 355.2 and calculated brace spacing
limitations to satisfy the ASCE 7 requirements for displacement
and strength for Fire Protection and Hazardous Piping.
Seismic Wire Rope/Cable Bracing for
the least expensive method of providing seismic sway bracing that
is pre-engineered to satisfy the requirements of the Laws, Codes,
Standards and Project Specifications for earthquake restraint of
all nonstructural building components and systems. The Loos &
Co., Inc. Seismic Wire Rope/Cable Bracing is Underwriters
Laboratories Listed® for use in satisfying the requirements
of NFPA-13 for all pipe sizes. In addition, these braces have been
tested and are pre-approved by the City of Los Angeles for the seismic
sway bracing of all mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment,
including all sizes of fire sprinkler piping. They also have a City
of Las Vegas Approval.
AutoCAD Details and AutoLISP Programs for Seismic Wire Rope/Cable
Bracing are available to Architects, Engineers and Contractors -
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"FBC System Compatible indicates that this product has been
tested, and is monitored on an ongoing basis, to assure its chemical compatibility
with FlowGuard Gold®, BlazeMaster® and Corzan® pipe and fittings."
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