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 The conversation is indulging.  Meaning it's light and airy.

A 'Snap to' attached for any comments.

Refugio M Rochin PE

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:38 -0800


Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Bracing of pendant lighting

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
> Victoria, BC
> Canada
> Email: vicpeng(--nospam--at)
> Please consider the environment before printing out this e-mail
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Lloyd Pack, P.E. Sent: August-29-14 3:58 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Bracing of pendant lighting
> Hello,
> How does the light stay in the horizontal plane when it's a pendant

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