Machine anchorages are required for machines, machine tools and heavy equipments which have wide range of speeds, loads and operating conditions. These anchorages are designed considering the shocks and vibrations resulting from operation of machines, as well as seismic (earthquake) forces. We provide the most economical and reliable anchorages design for our clients.
In compliance with the 2016 CBC, nonstructural components (including architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment) and their supports and attachments that are permanently attached to a structure must be designed and constructed to resist the effects of the earthquake motions in accordance with the code. All anchorages need to be designed by a licensed professional engineer by the State unless exempted by ASCE 7-10 in the following two cases: