Meyda Custom Lighting designs fixtures to address needs of earthquake-prone areas with anti-sway fasteners

Date Announced: 16 Aug 2013

Yorkville, New York---Designed primarily for installations in earthquake- and volcano-prone regions of the U.S., Meyda Custom Lighting has engineered and designed special custom mounting capabilities that enable lighting fixtures to meet the nation’s most stringent codes for seismic loads including earthquakes, tremors and volcano eruptions. These movements are the result of sudden releases of energy in the Earth's crust that create seismic waves.

Complying with UFC (Unified Facilities Criteria) code guidelines, Meyda offers custom capabilities to suspend lighting fixtures with anti-sway High Bay load bearing fasteners and components that are installed at a variety of attachment points. The designs are built into the structure configurations so the fixtures do not sway or collapse during earthquakes, tremors or volcano eruptions.

These custom fixtures exceed code specifications by two to ten times, ensuring maximum safety and security while surpassing testing standards for seismic capacity determination. The pendants and surface mounted fixtures include support materials such as cast metal, loop and hooks, or swivel hanger assemblies fitted with restraining devices to hold stems in the support position during motion.

About Meyda Custom Lighting
Meyda Custom Lighting is a Meyda Tiffany Company, the nation’s leading manufacturer and designer of custom and decorative lighting and Tiffany lamps. Founded in 1974, the firm’s roots date back to the early 1900s supplying Tiffany Studios with lighting original products, including the original Coca-Cola stained glass fixtures. With years of designing and manufacturing expertise, Meyda has developed innovations, technologies and value engineering that transcend architectural lighting for any budget or economy.

Meyda Custom Lighting offers a diverse group of designers and engineers that create custom fixtures, lamps, windows and accessories to meet the exact specifications of any residential or commercial project A variety of lighting diffusers include stained glass Tiffanys, mica, fabric, fused glass, sand-carved glass, blown-glass and acrylic. Fabricators work with steel, iron, aluminum, bronze, brass and copper, while employing a variety of craftsmanship techniques including forging, welding, forming, plasma cutting and soldering. The company's extensive palette of finishes features many textures and colors achieved by employing gilding, hand painting, power coating and electroplating. Conventional and energy efficient lamping solutions are available, including LEDs, compact fluorescents, incandescents and more.

Meyda Custom Lighting is headquartered at 55 Oriskany Boulevard in Yorkville, New York.

Contact
Meyda Custom Lighting 800-222-4009

E-mail:sales@meyda.com

Web Site:www.meyda.com

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