Floor-Mounted Objects

Purpose

To secure floor-mounted objects which weigh less than 40 pounds.

Recommendation

Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

Install a clip angle or a metal plate.

Caution
When anchoring to post-tensioned slab, locate and avoid reinforcing.

Supplies Required

  • Clip angle—3" x 3" x 1/4"
  • Metal plate—1/4" x 3" x 3"
  • Expansion bolts—3/8" or 1/2" diameter x 2" to 4" (for concrete floors)
  • OR
  • Lag bolts—1/2" diameter x 4" (for wood floors)


Installation

Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

Clip Angle Installation

  1. Weld a clip angle to leg (4" of 1/8" fillet).
  2. OR
    Secure clip angle with a lag bolt for wood legs or a machine bolt or steel legs.
  3. Overlap clip angle 2" with the floor mounted object.
  4. Secure horizontal leg of angle with a lag bolt to wood or an expansion bolt to concrete.


Metal Plate Installation

  1. Weld the metal plate inside the leg of the object (4" of 1/8" fillet).
  2. Secure the metal plate with a lag bolt to wood or an expansion bolt to concrete.


Note

  • If object is marked DO NOT BOLT TO FLOOR, locate it away from classrooms and people.

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