Hot Water Cylinder Restraint Kits
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EPB Supplies sell Simplefix brand Hot Water Cylinder Restraint Kits - designed to restrain Hot Water Cylinders in the event of an earthqake.
Available in 2 & 3 strap kits, Galvanised or Stainless Steel construction.
These Seismic Hot Water Cylinder Restaint Kits have been design checked by Registered Engineers for water storage vessels up to 700 litre capacity. This was done in accordance with seismic design Code NZ 1170.5:2004. Compliance is confirmed with Documents B1 & B2 prepared by the Dept of Building and Housing to be in accordance with Section 22 of the Building Act 2005.
It is recomended:
Up to 200 litres capacity use 2 x straps
200 to 360 litres capacity use 3 x straps
360 to 500 litres capacity use 4 x straps
500 to 600 litres capacity use 5 x straps
600 to 700 litres capacity use 6 x straps
For installations that occour in excess of 12 meters above ground level, an extra strap is required.
NB: For coastal areas or more corrosive environments we recommend the use of the stainless steel option restraint kits.
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