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FIG AF086 AF086 Adjustable Structural Brace Attachment


Size Range: Flange Thickness: Up to 1/2" thick (UL), Up to 3/8" thick (FM)

Material: Carbon Steel

Finish: Plain or Electro-Galvanized per ASTM B633

Service: A seismic structural attachment designed to attach to steel I-beams. The structural brace attachment rigidly braces piping systems subjected to horizontal seismic loads.

Approvals: cULus Listed (UL 203a) and FM Approved (FM 1950-10 & FM 1950-13). Complies with the hanging and bracing requirements listed in NFPA 13. Additionally, cULus Listed (UL 203) as a hanger for up to 8" pipe.

Features: Shear off nuts provide a visual indication that the desired torque value has been achieved.

Installation Instructions:

  • Insert one 1/2" x 1 1/2" hex bolt through the mounting hole of one bracket.
  • Place both brackets on a horizontal steel flange.
  • Install two 1/2"-13 studs or bolts with the shear off nuts through the mounting slots on both brackets. Studs or bolts manufactured per ASTM A307 or equivalent.
  • Torque shear off nuts evenly and equally until the heads shear off.
  • Install the 1/2" x 1 1/2" mounting bolt through the 1/2" AF075, AF076, or AF077 mounting hole. The mounting bolt shall be installed wrench tight (typically finger tight plus 1/2 to 1/2 turns).
  • Installation angle determined by the brace angle of the brace pipe and the AF075, AF076, or AF077.
  • Fire Protection applications shall also be installed per the requirements of NFPA 13 and local codes.

Patent: No. 6,334,285

Ordering: Specify figure number, finish and description.

Note: Only sold with brackets and shear off nuts. 1/2 x 1 1/2" hex bolt and 1/2" -13 studs or bolts not included.

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