Beam Clamp

Beam Clamp

An alternative method of securing secondary steelwork and
equipment to primary steelwork and I-beams

Examples of BeamClamp in use

Lifting support for bridge rehab
Lifting support for bridge rehab
A French bridge rehab project needed to connect I-beams together temporarily without deforming the permanent beams with welding. BeamClamp became the perfect engineered connection system.
Offset connections for I-Beams
Offset connections for I-Beams
Connecting I-beams that are offset from one another can be difficult. This is often needed in the manufacturing and refinery industries. BeamClamp can be used to bridge the gap between I-beam connections.

Configuration

This is an example of a typical BeamClamp® assembly used to connect two steel sections together.

The assembly consists of a pre-drilled location plate [4] inserted between the two steel sections. An upper set of BeamClamp® components [2] clamp down on the lower flange of the upper beam while a lower set of components [5] work in the opposite direction, clamping the underside of the upper flange of the lower member. Additional packing shims [3] may be used to adjust the clamp to the thickness of the flange being connected. The connection is secured by inserting a bolt [1] through each of the lower clamps, the location plate, the upper clamps and then tightening a nut to the recommended torque.

1 = SAE Grade 5 bolt, nut and flat washer
2 = BA, BB, BT, or BW; BE1 or BE2 or BK1
3 = BH1, BF1, BG1, BF2 or BG2
4 = Location plate
5 = BA, BB, BT, or BW; BE1 or BE2 or BK1

BeamClamp Installation

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