LocationLinden, NJ
Building FunctionLab Building
Building Construction2014
Design Blast Load1.2 psi, 50 psi-msec

BakerRisk designed a shield wall system to protect the exterior walls of an existing Lab Building. Due to the existing building constraints, the blast resistant shield wall is designed so that minimal blast reactions are passed into the existing building.


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