GS25 Bracing Kit

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.

Description

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 tested for NEBS GR 63 Core
  • 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