Brochure: Ceiling Systems and Seismic Requirements

September 2015

Simplifying compliance with building codes’ seismic requirements, Rockfon® Chicago Metallic® ceiling suspension systems are tested to meet or exceed industry standards. These ceiling systems are engineered to reduce installation time, to save associated material and labor costs, and to support life safety and the property preservation during an earthquake. Assisting with proper product selection and specification, Rockfon shares a new, comprehensive brochure titled, “Seismic Relief,” available free for download at
According to the International Building Code, every construction project must meet a Seismic Design Category regardless of geography. The IBC outlines six SDCs, A through F, ranging from the least to the most stringent. Rockfon offers ceiling products to address all SDCs.