Expert Advice tagged “anchor”


Bob Doyle
at 2 Jan 2018, 6:21 pm

2 of the 6 6" 5/8 expansion anchors have failed in that the nut just turns with the bolt and doesn't tighten.  I'm actually more concerned about how I pull them out as they seem to have expanded enough that a crowbar doesn't budg…

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Masmoum Masmoum at 23 Dec 2017, 5:23 am

I did review a building plan designed with ACI 318 code. There is a new proposal to enhance the capacity of the building. I did design a steel sections anchored to the existing structure for strengthening purpose. While I'm using Profis to l…

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John Rapp
at 22 Aug 2017, 3:38 pm

Re Hilti Profis Anchor, on the Base Materials Screen, do I insert factored, or unfactored, loads and moments in the load diagram.  I am looking at handrail (guard) post base plate anchors, and for the design load of 250 pounds at the top (50 plf at…

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