In-Line Sway Brace has one-piece design.

Press Release Summary:

Designed to brace against sway and seismic disturbances, Figure 4L in-line longitudinal sway brace attachment employs one-piece design that permits swivel in only one direction. Break-off head bolt is used to verify proper installation torque. Made of carbon steel, attachment comes with plain, electro-galvanized, or HDG finishes and is rated for 2,015 lb horizontal design load. It is available in sizes from 2½-8 in. IPS and is UL and cUL listed.

Original Press Release:

TOLCO Announces New One-Piece Design

CORONA, Calif. -- (February 2004) - TOLCO®, a brand of NIBCO INC., now offers contractors an in-line longitudinal sway brace attachment for bracing against sway and seismic disturbances. The one-piece design allows swivel in only one direction insuring "in-line" assembly, reducing eccentricity in sway brace assemblies.

TOLCO's Figure 4L is designed for fast and easy installation. The break-off head bolt is an important feature used to verify proper installation torque. The Figure 4L is made of carbon steel and comes with a plain finish. Electro-galvanized or HDG finishes are also available by request. The attachment has a 2,015 lb. horizontal design load and is available in sizes 2-1/2" through 8" IPS. This product is Underwriter's Laboratories listed in the USA (UL) and Canada (cUL).

TOLCO, acquired by NIBCO INC. in 2002, manufactures a line of pipe hangers, pipe supports and seismic bracing. The company has provided innovative designs for over 35 years, especially for piping systems in seismic zones. For more information, or for details on other TOLCO products, contact TOLCO's Customer Service Department at 1-800-786-5266. Additional product information and literature is available for download at

Founded in Elkhart in 1904, NIBCO INC. is a leading provider of flow-control products to residential and commercial construction, industrial, and irrigation markets. NIBCO has 12 manufacturing plants located throughout the United States and in Mexico and Poland. Visit for more information on NIBCO products.


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