[Carpinteria, CA – 6/13/23] – The SMACNA Testing & Research Institute (STRI) has officially verified that the Griplock Cable Suspension System for HVAC Ducting is an acceptable alternative to the duct hanger systems prescribed in the SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards (HVAC-DCS), 4th edition, Chapter 5, Tables 5-1, 5-1M, and 5-2.
The announcement comes after an extensive evaluation process conducted by STRI, an independent organization renowned for its expertise in validating HVAC industry products and systems. The comprehensive assessment evaluated the Griplock Cable Suspension System’s performance, durability, and compliance with industry standards.
Based on the results of rigorous testing, STRI has confirmed that the Griplock Cable Suspension System meets or exceeds the required criteria set forth in the SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards. This validation establishes the Griplock Cable Suspension System as a reliable and effective alternative for supporting HVAC ducting installations.
The Griplock Cable Suspension System offers several key advantages over traditional duct hanger systems. Its innovative design utilizes high-strength cables and fittings to securely suspend HVAC ducts and equipment, ensuring stability and safety. By replacing conventional hangers, this system provides increased flexibility in duct layout and simplifies installation, thereby reducing labor and material costs.
The verification of the Griplock Cable Suspension System as an acceptable alternative represents a significant development for the HVAC industry. Professionals involved in ducting installations can now confidently explore the utilization of this modern suspension system while adhering to the SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards.
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