What is SidePlate?

SidePlate® specializes in steel building designs, providing safe and efficient structures through innovation.

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What We Offer

SidePlate® offers connection technologies and engineering consulting services for professionals who design, fabricate, and erect steel moment frame and braced frame structures.

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How Well it Works

SidePlate's connections have been proven in earthquake tests, bomb blast tests, and progressive collapse tests.

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How We Work

SidePlate® reviews and optimizes a project's lateral system, acting as a free extension of the design team.

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What's New at SidePlate

SidePlate Bolted — the new field-bolted moment connection for wind applications — offers the same stiffness as welded SidePlate connections…at less cost.

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SidePlate Q1 2015 Newsletter

Have a look at our new quarterly newsletter. Comments or ideas for future topics? Please let us know.

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SidePlate Has a Field-Bolted Moment Connection Option

SidePlate Field-Bolted Moment Connection Eliminates Field Welding

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SidePlate: A 2014 Best Firm to Work For

ZweigWhite recently ranked SidePlate as the #4 Best Structural Engineering Firm to Work For

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SidePlate chapter added to AISC 358-10

Seismic Industry's Standard Includes Chapter on the Qualifications of SidePlate Connections

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Secrets of Steel Design with SidePlate Upcoming Webinar Dates
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