The Seven Steps
Vending Machines

Purpose

To secure vending machines.

Recommendation

Use angle brackets and pronged zee clips.
Caution
When anchoring to post-tensioned slab, locate and avoid reinforcing.

Supplies Required

Wall Anchorage
Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD
  • Angle bracket—4″ x 2″ x 1/8″
  • Lag bolts—3/8″ diameter (for wood)
  • Expansion bolts—1/2″ diameter x 4″ (for concrete)
  • Metal screws—No. 14
  • Pronged zee clip

Installation

Floor Anchorage
Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD
Angle Bracket Installation
Contact vending service company to install angle brackets.

  1. Secure angle bracket to wall with a lag bolt for wood.
    OR
    Secure to wall with an expansion bolt for concrete.
  2. Attach bracket to the vending machine with metal screws.

Pronged Zee Clip Installation
Align the clip with the leg of the vending machine.
Note

  • Locate vending machines away from exits and hallways if possible.
  • Enclose vending machine in confined space (if possible) to prevent the machine(s) from tipping over. Do not locate machine so as to impede servicing.

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