Viscous Dampers and Tuned Mass Dampers Ensure Buildings Stand Tall

Short Stroke Dampers

Our short stroke viscous dampers deliver earthquake protection for all buildings from high-rises and stadiums to city centers and national assets. 

  • Forces up to 600 kip
  • Strokes to 8 inches
  • Diagonal or Chevron Brace mounts
  • Alpha .2 to linear
  • In line, self contained spring loaded reservoir
  • Visual or electronic fluid monitoring system

Hotel Churchill: San Diego, CA USA
Seismic Damping / Retrofit
  • Equipment: Construction / Building application
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: (4) Enidine Viscous Damper 440KIP X 10 inch total stroke

King County Courthouse, Seattle, WA, USA
Seismic Damping / Retrofit
  • Equipment: Construction / Building application
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: (96) Enidine Viscous Damper 150 KIP X 6 inch stroke

Muscat ATC: Oman
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application.
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: FluidViscous Dampers for 340W continuous energy dissipation.  50kN x 300mm Total Stroke. 

McCarran ATC: Las Vegas, NV USA
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application.
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: FluidViscous Dampers for 200W continuous energy dissipation.  30kN x 300mm Total Stroke. 

Taipei 101: Taipei, Taiwan
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application. 
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: FluidViscous Dampers for continuous energy dissipation  in Pinnacle TMD.

610 Lexington Avenue: New York, NY USA
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application.  420-ton pendulum-type TMD.
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: FluidViscous Dampers for continuous energy dissipation with Field Adjustable Damping and “Lock-Out“ feature. Also secondary fluid viscous snubbers for over-travel protection.

520 Park Avenue: New York, NY USA
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application.  700-ton pendulum-type TMD
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: FluidViscous Dampers for continuous energy dissipation with Field Adjustable Damping and “Lock-Out“ feature. Also secondary fluid viscous snubbers for over-travel protection.

Bloomberg Tower - New York, New York
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: Friction Viscous Dampers for Tuned Mass Damper Field Adjustable Damping 

Trump Tower - New York, New York
Tuned Mass Damping
  • Equipment: High-Rise Construction / Building application.  
  • 600-ton Pendulum Type TMD
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: (16) Friction Viscous Dampers for Tuned Mass Damper 

Our viscous dampers protect a few of the most iconic high-rises in NYC, including the Bloomberg Tower.
Opera House - San Francisco, California
Seismic Damping / Retrofit
  • Equipment: Construction / Building application
  • Qualification: customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: 16 Enidine Viscous Damper 400 KIP X 6 inch stroke


3 Com - Foster City, California
Seismic Damping / In-Frame
  • Equipment: Construction / Building application
  • Qualification: Customized test criteria on component level
  • Solution: (63) Enidine Viscous Dampers 200 KIP X 4 inch stroke


We ensure valuable landmarks like the 3 Com in Foster City, California continue to amaze.

Did You Know...

50 miles

The distance tremors from a magnitude 7 earthquake can travel.
 

Over 1.4 million

The amount of earthquakes that occur every year.
 

50

The number of earthquakes recorded daily.
 

150

How many earthquakes of magnitudes 6 and up occur annually.
 

100x

How much more damage areas lacking building standards incur.
 

90% 

The proportion of the world’s earthquakes that take place within the Pacific Rim.

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