Expert Advice tagged “Anchors”

Joe Holley
at 16 Aug 2018, 4:30 pm

I need to replace a 5/8" & 3/4" drop-in anchor with a KB TZ and coupler in order to hang the afore mentioned sized threaded rod in a seismic zone. All I need to do is match the strength of the Drop-in. Can you tell me what the minimum s…

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Michael R
at 26 Jul 2018, 3:02 pm

For an agency that can not specify proprietary products, how can the designer design and post-installed anchor without the qualification report for a specific product. For example what are reasonalbe characteristic bond stresses (no-seiemic and seis…

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Michael Scavone
at 23 Jul 2018, 10:39 am

Hilti PROFIS Anchors largest diameter is 1 1/4", do you recommend Epoxy anchor for in a larger diameter? The contractor did not install the (8)1 1/2" dia. F1554 GR36 (25" Emb.) cast in place anchor on a 39.5" BC and is asking i…

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Raymond Chong
at 26 Mar 2018, 10:02 pm

For installation of HUS anchor, why the drill depth required is 10mm more than the nominal anchorage depth? What is the purpose of the 10mm allowance?

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