UNISTRUT Seismic Bracing Systems

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UNISTRUT Seismic Bracing Systems are designed and constructed to resist virtually all code specified seismic forces in the event of an earthquake; therefore, keeping non-building structural components of hospitals and other essential facilities operational and intact.

Essential facilities are those structures, which are necessary for emergency post-earthquake operations.  Such facilities shall include, but not be limited to: Hospitals and other medical facilities having surgery of emergency treatment areas; fire and police stations; municipal government disaster operation and communication centers deemed to be vital in emergencies.

Actual applications may vary and are not limited to support methods shown.  However, any changes to the support methods, hardware and designs depicted in these guidelines should only be made in accordance with standard engineering practices by a qualified registered engineer and shall be approved by California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) or governing agency.

UNISTRUT bracing systems designed per the catalog requirements do not guarantee adequacy of existing structures to withstand the loads induced by the seismic attachments.

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