Tested Seismic Solutions
Armstrong Ceiling Systems are rigorously and independently tested to resist seismic actions. Learn more about the testing process and why Armstrong is the leader in delivering seismic solutions.

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BENEFITS OF ARMSTRONG SEISMIC SOLUTIONS

  • Comprehensive solutions for Two Way and Dry Wall Ceiling Systems
  • Robust to resist lateral forces and maintain structural integrity during a seismic event
  • Minimises panels and plasterboard sheets from dislodging and blocking evacuation paths
  • Enhances the safety of building occupants

Armstrong Seismic Design Calculator

The Armstrong Seismic Design Calculator, when applied with the Seismic Design Guide - enables correct application of various Armstrong Suspended Ceiling Grid Systems, including PeakForm (Steel), Blue Tongue (Aluminium) and DGS . Based on specific project information, the Calculator will generate data* on the required: Perimeter Seismic Gap, Bracing Types and Perimeter Fixing.

*Note: This data must be certified by a qualified engineer.

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COMPLIANT WITH THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS

Armstrong suspended ceiling systems are seismic tested and when installed according to our Design Guidelines are compliant with the following standards:

AS/NZS 2785:2000 Suspended Ceilings - Design & Installation
AS/NZS 1170.0.2002 Structural Design Actions - General Principles
AS 1170.4:2007 Structural Design Actions - Earthquake Actions in Australia
NZS 1170.5:2004 Structural Design Actions - Part 5: Earthquake Actions - New Zealand
AS/NZS 4600:2005 Cold-formed Steel Structures