RectorSeal® Corp., Houston, a leading manufacturer of HVAC products and accessories, has introduced the Hurricane-Rated Wall Condenser Bracket for ductless minisplit system (DMSS) condensers. It's the industry's only universal DMSS wall mounting bracket tested/certified by a third-party structural engineering firm for compliancy with all North American hurricane-rating standards.
The heavy-duty, hot-dipped galvanized steel wall bracket is fully-adjustable to fit any DMSS brand and condenser size up to 500-pounds. It complies with the Florida Building Code (2014), ASCE 7-10 and as per Rule 61G20-3, the nation's most stringent hurricane rating. Features include a sliding crossbar, built-in level, and rubber isolation vibration mounts.
The partially assembled 18-1/2 (L) x 31 (W) x 10-3/8-inches (D) unit takes less than 10 minutes to install on site. Included are 3/8-inch and 5/8-inch wedge anchors and lag screws to accommodate most building materials.
Other features of the Hurricane-Rated Wall Condenser Bracket are:
- comes in a compact, easy to store 40 (L) x 3 (H) x 5-inch (D) box;
- includes reference chart to match multiple building structural materials, anchors, unit size, mounting height and weight for complying with Building Risk II, III and IV; Exposure C & D hurricane criteria;
- adjustable bracket arms and support arms can be expanded or contracted laterally with included bolts and vibration isolation pads to fit any condenser;
- and includes all the easy-to-install and adjust attributes of the WBB300, the top-selling condenser wall bracket on the market with a 300-pound weight supporting capacity.
Besides the Hurricane-Rated Wall Condenser Bracket, RectorSeal also offers other equipment mounts to accommodate DMSS condensers for sloped roofs, flat roofs, eave hanging, and ground level pads.