Recent projects using Victor Seismic fluid viscous dampers include:

Aurora Centre, The Terrace, Wellington

  • Contractor: L T McGuiness(www.ltmcguinness.co.nz)
  • 37 Victor Seismic fluid viscous dampers across 20 floors
  • Experienced the Kaikoura Earthquake and handled it comfortably

Victor Seismic - Aurora Center Wellington


Victor Seismic - Aurora Center Wellington 2


New Education Building, University of Canterbury

  • Contractor: Hawkins Construction
  • 144 Victor Seismic fluid viscous dampers across 8 floors
  • Retrofit of a building damaged in the Christchurch earthquake sequence.
  • Fluid viscous dampers are used in both a diagonal format and horizontally in chevron braces.
  • Dampers range in size from 1250 kN to 2750 kN
  • Formerly the Commerce Building.

Victor Seismic - University of Canterbury 1

 

Victor Seismic - University of Canterbury 2