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What is free stroke for a sway brace?

Free stroke for a sway brace refers to an amount of movement which would result in no resistance. This can be established as an original factory pre-setting or can be adjusted in the field.

48 inch sway braces for a refinery expansion project
48" Sway Braces for a Refinery Expansion Project

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