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Embedded Fixed Base Column Installation

Strong Frame Moment Frame

  1. Locate column line using centerline of anchorage template.
  2. Install anchorage kit and place concrete pad for column support.
  3. Remove anchorage template and re-install four (4) leveling nuts.
  4. Lower column 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.
  7. Install rebar through the holes in column as shown on drawings (confirm with approved design documents).
  8. Place 5,000 psi (min.) non-shrink grout under base plate. (Simpson Strong-Tie® FX-228 recommended.)
  9. Place concrete for grade beam prior to loading frame.

Refer to SMF Installation for additional frame installation information.

Embedded Fixed Base Column Installation Diagram