of the Manual of Code Compliance Guidelines on Earthquake
Resistance of Architectural, Mechanical & Electrical
Components and Systems
and Manufacturer and supplier of Seismic Wire
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
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