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				H. Daryl Richardson

> Robert J. Amoruso, P.E. wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience with, knowledge of or opinion on what
> Horizontal Force Factors should be used for a ceiling hung conveyor
> system?
> This is as it relates to Zone 2B, Las Vegas for a Section 1632 Lateral
> Force determination per UBC 1997.  Conveyor is supported fifteen feet
> below its attachment to the building roof joists.  Supports are
> comprised of angle 2x2x1/4 attached to header steel.  The header steel
> is rigidly supported to the joists with bolted connections.  The
> vertical angle is bolted to header with two bolts.  The conveyor sits
> on a trapeze that is attached to the angle with either a two bolt
> connection or one bolt clip angle.
> Thanks for any insight you can provide.
> Robert J. Amoruso, P.E.
> amoruso.ce(--nospam--at)

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