The Seven Steps
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).
    OR
    Secure clip angle with a lag bolt for wood legs or a machine bolt or steel legs.
  2. Overlap clip angle 2″ with the floor mounted object.
  3. 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.