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What does WL stand for?

WL stands for Wind Load

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The CruiserWeight Door with Wind Load Package has received Florida Building Code Approval as well as the industry's first Notice of Approval from Miami-Dade County for hurricane susceptible areas and high wind load environments.
Dorma's ED 100 and ED 250 have been integrated with an automatic wind load control system in full energy mode, thereby making the operators suitable for application, be it the exterior doors that are subjected to varying wind loads or the interior doors separating rooms where different pressure prevails.
ET Solar"), a Nanjing-based solar power solution provider and integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products including ingots, wafers, modules, and state-of-the-art dual-axis tracking systems with manufacturing facilities located in Taizhou, China, announced the immediate availability of a new dual axis (ET-D81) tracking system with an unparalleled wind load of 110 mph (or 177 km/h).
Solyndra's panels consist of rows of cylindrical tubes with spaces between them that allow the wind to pass through, decreasing wind loads and making it unnecessary to bolt or weigh down the panels, even with winds up to 130 miles per hour.
There were two bolts which snapped at the top of a column in the cafe area which is there for the purpose of protecting the glass curtain wall facing onto the courtyard area from high wind loads.
Before the 1968 revision of the New York City building code, there were no recommendations for wind loads for the design of facade, including exterior walls and glazing.