TOLBrace™ 7.0 Software Takes the Guesswork out of Seismic Bracing for Fire Sprinkler System Design

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Cooper B-Line, a global provider of innovative, labor-saving support systems and enclosure solutions for engineered facility subsystem applications, is making it even easier for fire sprinkler and seismic bracing designers to develop full scale solutions thanks to TOLCO™ brand TOLBrace™ 7.0 software. Utilizing Cooper B-Line’s step-by-step approach, designers can quickly and easily develop complete reports with appropriate seismic bracing details and generate TIFF files for CAD use.

An invaluable tool for engineers, designers, plan reviewers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), TOLBrace 7.0 software quickly and easily calculates correct bracing loads per NFPA 13 guidelines, Uniform Building Code (UBC) and International Building Code (IBC). It provides an easy to follow Ss Breakdown and evaluates brace orientations, structural attachments and fasteners exclusively for use with TOLCO seismic bracing components.

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