Angles or Channels (Type BC + BD)

Type BC1 and BD1 BeamClamp components are designed for channel to channel connections or making angle/channel connections to other types of steel. The clamps can be used together or in conjunction with other LNA Solutions clamps.

Measurements & Specifications

BeamClamp Angles or Channels (Type BC + BD)
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Product CodeProduct CodeA Bolt DiaBC-minC-maxDE1E2WidthTorque (ft lb)Tensile
SWL (lbs) (per bolt)
BC1G08BD1G085/163/83/165/161/43/163/87/82281
BC1G10BD1G103/81/23/163/85/161/47/161-3/167562
BC1G12BD1G121/25/81/41/23/85/161/21-1/425971
BC1G16BD1G165/811/165/161/27/163/811/161-5/8541,686
BC1G20BD1G203/413/163/89/169/167/1613/161-15/161052,473
BC1G24BD1G24111/211/1611/161/212-3/81783,860

How It Works

beamclamp type bc1 bd1 flange clamp dimensions

How It Works

BeamClamp® Type BC1 and BD1 flange clamps are designed to hook over upstanding flanges of angles or channels. Type BC1 and BD1 can be used together for channel to channel connections or in conjunction with other LNA Solutions clamps to create angle/channel connections to other types of steel. The BC1 clamp features a recessed top to grip a bolt head and the BD1 clamp has a flat top to allow a nut and washer to be tightened on to it. It's recommended to use grade 8.8 high tensile threaded items, however both clamps are suitable for use with bolts, threaded rod or other threaded items.

Features & Benefits

  • Hot dip galvanized to BS EN ISO 1461
  • Manufactured from ductile iron to BS EN 1563
  • 5 to 1 Factor of Safety
  • Lloyds Register approved

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recess in Type BC clamp used for?

Type BC1 recessed top captivates a hexagon head of a bolt or nut to stop it from spinning and allows tightening by using one wrench.

Where can I use Type BC or BD structural clamps?

Type BC1 and BD1 flange clamps are used for securing angles and channels to other steel sections in tensile or positional applications.

Can Type BC/BD be used with other BeamClamp products?

Yes. Type BC1 and BD1 can be combined with other BeamClamp products to secure angles and channels. Typically the BC1 would be used with a BB, BK or BW (flat tops) clamp and Type BD1 would be used with a BA or BT (recessed) clamp.

What approvals are available for the BC/BD?

Type BC1/BD1 structural beam clamps are approved for use in tensile or positional applications by LLoyds Register Type Approval.

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