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-----Original Message-----
> From: nma <nma(--nospam--at)>
> Sent: Jan 14, 2014 2:21 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Friction Coonection for Seismic Loads
> Check with the approvals from OSHPD for just these kind of connections.
> We did something like this at a high school a few years ago.
> Neil
> n 1/14/2014 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.

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