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Thanks! That is what I was looking for.


-----Original Message-----
> From: David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)>
> Sent: Jan 14, 2014 1:49 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Friction Coonection for Seismic Loads
> "ASCE 7-05 13.4.6:  Friction clips shall not be used for anchorage
> attachment."
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 1:44 PM, <lrhauer(--nospam--at)> wrote:
>> To All,
>> I am providing some vertical water pipe supports where we would like to
>> use "Beam Clamps" to the bottom flange of an existing wide flange beam,
>> (in a building). Even though they are rated by "B-Line" for a maximum
>> horizontal force, it appears they rely on friction only and I vaguely
>> remember friction connections not being allowed for seismic 
>> applications. 
>> Any thoughts, or can someone direct me to the IBC/CBC or ASCE section
>> that doesn't allow friction connections?

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