Recommends good, accepted practice for the design and implementation of wire rope suspension systems for mounting building services components. States that there are major advantages in the use of such systems, as they offer flexible positioning and improved installation productivity compared to traditional systems. Presents a detailed description of wire rope suspension system configurations and applications, addressing issues including load calculations, risk assessment, component performance, fixing methods, installation and maintenance. Chapter headings are - Introduction, Suspension system design, Component selection and use, Suspension system installation, Testing of fixings, Documentation and handover information, Long term inspection and maintenance.
Primary Author(s): Roper M, Brown R, et al
Source: BSRIA December 2002, Code of Practice COP 22/2002, 32pp, 18 figs, 4 tabs, 13 refs
BSRIA Abstract No. 20030372
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