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8669 NW 36th Street, #130
Miami, FL 33166
800.443.9353

New and extensively updated, Volume 5 of the Welding Handbook: Materials and Applications, Part 2 is an excellent reference source for engineers, designers, educators, technicians, and welders. The Welding Handbooks are published by AWS, the premier professional/technical society in welding, cutting joinin, brazing, soldering, and thermal spraying worldwide.

12200 NW Ambassador Dr., Ste 647
Kansas City, MO 64163
816.270.0724

Bradken knows the structural market: If you have a structural project that has or may lend itself to steel cast connections (Buildings, Stadiums, Bridges...), we would appreciate the opportunity to discuss it with you and explore the options. Full service steel foundry and machining organizations. Carbon, low alloy and stainless steel castings weighing as much as 55,000 lbs., we cover a wide range of materials and configurations from engineered concept to finished product.

366 Adelaide St. E Suite 425
Toronto ON  MSA 3X9 Canada
416.806.3521

Cast ConneX is the leader in off-the-shelf and customized cast steel structural components.  Our off the shelf products include High-Strength Connectors™, Universal Pin Connectors™, and the Scorpion™ Yielding Connectors.  We also provide design and design-build services for custom cast steel structural components.  

Cast ConneX High-Strength Connectors™ simplify and improve connections to round HSS brace members in SCBF and OCBF by eliminating field welding and providing highly compact connections suitable even for architecturally exposed structural steel (AESS).  The Cast ConneX Scorpion™ Yielding Connectors provide enhanced ductility and improved performance for use in Buckling Restrained Braced Frames (BRBF), for the retrofit of seismically deficient structures, or as a yielding fuse in any other structural configuration.We also provide design and design-build services for custom cast steel structural components.

503 Martindale St., Ste 610
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412.322.0313

46950 State  Route 18 West
Wellington, OH 44001
440.647.5400

Cleveland City Forge is an innovative American Manufacturing and Engineering Company that combines product development with produciton to produce standard and custom structural steel components from forging to machining and distribution. Our comprehensive portfolio of standard products include: clevises, pins, turnbuckles, turnbuckle assemblies, threaded rods, rod ends, eyenuts, eyebolts, yokes, swage sockets, flemish sleeves, heavy hex nuts and recessed nuts and pins.

750 East Interstate 30 Suite 120
Rockwall TX  75087
800.308.9925

CMC Steel Products manufactures the SMARTBEAM®, the intelligent alternative for long-span composite floor construction or long-span roof applications for architecturally exposed steel.

The most common building types for the SMARTBEAM® are office buildings, parking garages, mezzanines, and long span roof systems. The SMARTBEAM® has superior vibration characteristics and its ability to accommodate MEP equipment makes it an ideal product for any floor application. The beams are aesthetically pleasing, lightweight and structurally sound.

5955 W. Wells Park Road
West Jordan UT  84088- 
801.280.0701

CoreBrace buckling-restrained braces (BRB's) are a cost effective solution to improve the seismic performance of structures. This highly ductile system has been used in hundreds of projects for earthquake risk mitigation. CoreBrace's expert staff works closely with owners, architects, engineers, fabricators and erectors to meet their design and construction requirements and is committed to providing braces to the highest level of quality. CoreBrace means superior seismic performance and cost savings.

P.O. Box 4126
1256 Marklress Rd. Cherry Hill NJ  08034-6880 
888.478.1100

The Girder-Slab System continues to add more tonnage each year to the industry by providing architects and structural engineers with a steel solution for multi-story residential construction. The unique low-profile D-Beam, which only projects 9/16 below the precast hollow core slabs, offers an economical alternative to a cast-in-place concrete structure. This non-proprietary system is available for use by all design professionals and is distributed by independent structural steel contractors through competitive bidding or design build opportunities.

KW Industries
AISC Member Orange Block

909 Industrial Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX 77478
281.240.0909

c/o Mitsui & Co. 350 S. Grand Ave. Suite 3900
Los Angeles CA  90071 
213.896.1142

The Unbonded Brace started the buckling-restrained brace revolution in the U.S. ten years ago. Offering a triad of welded, pinned and bolted connections with more than 20 years of development and about 700 applications, Unbonded Brace is the first and most widely used BRB in the world.

Peikko USA, Inc.
AISC Member Orange Block

1900 Kitty Hawk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19112
888.734.5561

Buffalo NY 
716.901.7020

R.J. Watson specializes in the design, manufacture, and testing of high load multi-rotational bearings, seismic isolation bearings, joint sealing systems, waterproofing membranes, and high strength fiber-reinforced polymer composites used to strengthen and rehabilitate structural members such as columns, beams, walls, piles, girders, and slabs.

23422 Mill Creek Dr. Ste. 215
Laguna Hills CA  92653 
800.475.2077

SidePlate Systems is an engineering partner, working with the selected design and construction team to reduce construction costs on your steel projects.  From high-performance requirements for seismic, blast, and progressive collapse to more "everyday" structures, our technology reduces lateral steel tonnage, eliminates CJP welding, and shortens construction schedules…saving money.  In addition, our newest SidePlate Bolted connection delivers even more cost savings on low seismic (R=3) projects by utilizing a field-bolted configuration.

6300 N. Sagewood Dr. H-511
Park City UT  84098 
435.940.9222

Star Seismic was the first established domestic company in the US promoting Buckling Restrained Braces.  We offer a variety of connections in rectangular, square and round casings sizes.  Our unique redundant core system gives the owner added security during a seismic event.  We offer the largest capacities by combining fully tested members,  ganging them together, and having our patented collar surround the members forcing them to  behave uniformly.  Our braces have been tested in a dynamic situation simulating the Northridge earthquake.  All we do is BRB's, call us about your next project, anyplace in the world -- 435-940-0222.

PO Box 748
90 Taylor Drive, North Tonawanda NY  14120-0748
716.694.0800

Taylor Devices is the world leading manufacturer of Fluid Viscous Dampers (FVDs), Lock-up Devices (LUDs), Shock Transmission Units (STUs), Shock Absorbers, Cable Dampers and custom Tuned Mass Damping systems (TMDs). These devices and systems can be used to protect building and bridge structures from the devastating vibrations caused by earthquakes, wind, hurricanes and other vibrational disturbances. Please visit our website or contact us for further information on how you can use these products to improve your structure.