FEMA E-74 Appendix G. Table G-4 Proprietary Details and Products for the Protection of Nonstructural Components

Main Content

You are here: Table of ContentsAppendix G: Table G-4 Proprietary Details and Products for the Protection of Nonstructural Components

Appendix G. Table G-4 Proprietary Details and Products for the Protection of Nonstructural Components

Table G-4 Proprietary Details and Products for the Protection of Nonstructural Components
Product Source/Vendor Product or Service Description Comments
Chatsworth Seismic Protection Products Chatsworth Seismic Protection Products Variety of seismic protection products.
FlexHead Flexible fire protection Proprietary flexible connection for sprinklers heads.
Hilti Concrete anchors and hardware Information on product selection, different installation systems and load data.
International Seismic Application Technology International Seismic Application Technology (ISAT) Applications and Design Manual Focuses exclusively on mechanical, electrical, plumbing equipment and piping. Includes load tables and details showing use of products.
International Seismic Application Technology 2003 IBC Specification Seismic Restraint of Suspended Utilities Sample specification.
Kinetics Noise Control Kinetics Noise Control Seismic Restraint Capabilities Brochure presents restraint systems that serve to limit the movement of equipment during a seismic event.
Loos & Co. Proprietary details approved by OSHPD for use in California hospitals Includes collections of details, such as: Section 7, Sway Brace Components, Installation Instructions and Details.
Mason Industries Details, Handbook, and online resources  
Metraflex Thermal and seismic expansion joints for pipe  
Pacific Seismic Products ASCE 25-97 listed seismic actuated valves for residential, commercial and industrial applications Gas shut off valves and other seismic actuated devices.
Ridg-U-Rak Isolation system for storage racks Isolation test of storage racks, both with and without transverse isolation. Movie of test available on website.
Technotes Issue No. 21
RWDI Consulting Engineers and Scientists
Base isolation system for museum pieces or equipment “Seismic Protection of Museum Artifacts using Base Isolation,” Bujar Myslimaj, Ph.D., P.Eng., Senior Specialist, Scott Gamble B.Sc., P.Eng., Principal, Ray Sinclair, Ph.D., Principal.
Safety Central Earthquake safety fasteners, furniture straps, and emergency preparedness supplies  
Secure Quick Secure Quick Seismic Fastening System Consists of steel cable, wall bracket and cable fasteners for attaching furniture to wood stud walls. Also provided on website, "Why You Should Not Use Plastic Tabs Devices, Velcro, Hook and Loop, Nylon Straps or Metal Braces."
Secure-It PC Security Hardware Provides products to secure computer equipment. Intended as protection against theft but security cables and hardware could also be adapted as seismic restraint for other desktop items. Available at Desktop Lock—Computer Cable Lock.
Seismic Restraints NZ Hardware and systems for contents: collectables, home, office, school, hospital, lab, and technology.  
Seismic Solutions Seismic restraint for ducts, pipes, cable trays, and equipment using cables Services include structural design, labor and materials for installation. Available at Seismic Bracing Details.
Simpson Strong-Tie Provides load rated straps and ties Includes link for DIY (Do-it-Yourself) projects that illustrate the use of various connectors and adhesives, which could help with some nonstructural installations. Available at Home Project Connectors (Do-It-Yourself).
Strand Earthquake Consultants Engineering and products for nonstructural seismic mitigation Distributors for GeoSIG, Pacific Seismic Products, Metraflex and WorkSafe Technologies.
Taylor Devices, Inc. Viscous dampers for equipment protection Available at Seismic Dampers & Seismic Protection Products.
The Preparedness Center Earthquake safety fasteners, furniture straps, and emergency preparedness supplies Available at Preparedness.com
USG "Seismic Ceiling Resource Center" Includes a series of technical notes and guidelines related to ceilings, ceiling tracks and shadow moldings. Available at USG Corporation and USG Seismic Ceiling Resource Center.
Viking Flexible connections for sprinkler heads Available at Flexible Sprinkler Connection Technical Data.
WorkSafe Technologies System for base-isolation of equipment IsoBaseTM Seismic Isolation Platform
WorkSafe Technologies Large variety of products for seismic protection of nonstructural components in offices, data centers, hospitals, laboratories, and warehouses.  

Back | Table of Contents | Next

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
Back to Top