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Thor, thanks for the information. There is the first part of the exception that describes the loads on the object 1.4* weight in both the horizontal and vertical directions. One might take this to imply a 45 degree angle.

On 8/29/2014 3:15 PM, Thor Tandy wrote:
Here, if the hanging item can swing to 45d+/- vertical angle without bumping into anything, it can be left to swing. That said, the holding line has
to be able to carry the tensions generated.

Thor A. Tandy P.Eng, C.Eng, Struct.Eng, MIStructE, FEC
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How does the light stay in the horizontal plane when it's a pendant light?

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