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Column with Standard Base Plate Installation

Strong Frame Moment Frame

  1. Locate column line by using centerline of anchorage template.
  2. Install anchorage kit for each column and place concrete footing.
  3. Remove anchorage template (MFTPL) and re-install four (4) leveling nuts.
  4. Lower columns onto anchor bolts.
  5. Level columns by raising or lowering the leveling nuts under base plate.
  6. Secure columns in place by tightening the nuts above base plate, provided with columns.
  7. Place 5,000 psi (min.) non-shrink grout under base plate prior to loading frame. (Simpson Strong-Tie® FX-228 recommended.)

Refer to SMF Installation for additional frame installation information.

Column with Standard Base Plate Installation Sequence Diagram