GS25 Bracing Kit

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There are four Gripple seismic bracing kit sizes available, each with its own Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD), selection of wire lengths, pre-attached end fittings, and bracket. As part of our Engineering services, Polyplas International will ensure that the bracing meets the seismic design requirements of the non-structural components as related to weight loads and types of connections.

Gripple holds the following industry approvals for our Wire Bracing Systems:

  • AS1170.4
  • NZ4219
  • OSHPD OPA 2123-10
  • UL NEBS GR 63 Core Certification
  • SMACNA Verification
  • International Building Code (IBC)
  • California State Building Code
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 7-05 Chapter 13
  • Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 300 and 400
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Wire Size: 5mm

Wire Rope Description: Break strength certified, pre-stretched Gripple Seismic wire rope; Manufactured to ASTM A1023, ASTM A931.

GS25 Design Strength (LRFD): 1,700 kg

  • Complete pre-engineered systems
  • No field swaging of cables
  • Up to 10 times faster to install
  • No tools required
  • Colour coding allows easy field verification
  • Suitable for new or retrofit installations
  • Can be used in a variety of bracing configurations (transverse, longitudinal, 4-way)
  • In accordance with AS1170.4 and NS4219
Kit Colour Rating
GS10 Red 135 kg
GS12 Green 390 kg
GS19 Yellow 900 kg
GS25 Purple 1,700 kg

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