Expert Advice tagged “Profis”


Matt Trammell
at 18 Jan 2018, 10:07 am

I have a project where I would like to use KB TZ bolts in an existing lightweight concrete shear wall, f'c = 3000 psi. I see that that in the Base Material tab in Hilti Profis Anchor, the option to select Lightweight concrete is not available…

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Dustin Atwood
at 13 Dec 2017, 2:08 pm

For shear forces acting in 2 directions, Profis computes the resultant shear and applies the resultant shear to the worst case edge condition.    The shear forces in x and y directions should be checked separately for their respective edge condit…

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Dustin Atwood
at 13 Dec 2017, 2:03 pm

When determining Steel Shear Strength for anchor groups for base plates without slots, Profis distributes the shear load to all anchors.   Unless the design engineer intends to specify plate washers to be welded to the baseplate, the Profis check…

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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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