What Is SidePlate?

SidePlate consists of patented, award-winning steel frame connection technologies developed and owned by SidePlate Systems, Inc. Designed for both moment frame and braced frame applications, SidePlate is ideally suited to protect structures against terrorism, seismic events, wind and other disasters through a single proven, cost-effective structural system.

SidePlate has been proven in laboratory and real-world earthquake and bomb blast/progressive collapse tests, and can be trusted for use in steel frame structures. SidePlate's versatile suite of products includes six easy-to-specify product types. Every SidePlate technology can be used for virtually any design application and/or condition, making design and implementation an effortless engineering process.