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Concrete Anchor Bolts

Different Types of Concrete Anchor Bolts

Concrete Anchor Bolts are used to fasten heavy objects into concrete. These bolts are typically used in industrial job sites to secure materials to prevent unsafe working conditions. All mechanical type concrete anchors work the same way; a hole is drilled for a specific anchor size and then expanded by using a setting tool. Machine screw anchors use a different process. More about foundation repair anchors.

Standard Anchor Bolts

There are a number of different standard anchor bolts available to use in concrete are available at Concrete Repairman LLC. These bolts are used to fasten

equipment, structural skids and vessels to a concrete structure. Choosing the right one depends on the load the bolt needs to support. The type of concrete, the size and location of the equipment and the climate should be taken into consideration when choosing an anchor bolt.

L and J-type foundation bolts are the standard types of anchor bolt used for light to medium-duty industrial applications. These bolts are bent at one end to provide firmer support. They are frequently used to anchor poles, signs and equipment in industrial construction projects and civil engineering projects.

Another type of anchor bolt is a plate anchor bolt. These bolts are similar to L-type foundation bolts, but they have a flat plate that can be welded to the concrete or to a stud. Plate bolts are frequently used to anchor traffic lights, street signs and other steel structures.

Lastly, there are wedge-type anchor bolts. These bolts are made from round bar steel that is threaded on one end and “swedged” on the other. When tightened, the bolt expands to compress against the concrete structure. There are many different sizes and types of wedge bolts, but they all function similarly. The type of anchor bolt that is selected should depend on the application and the responsibility for design and installation.

J-Bolt Replacement

If you’ve ever worked on a light pole installation project, you know that mismatched base plates and anchor bolt patterns are one of the most common problems. While it may not seem like a big deal, it can actually be quite dangerous.

Foundation Repair Anchor Bolts fix Foundation Cracks

If this happens, you’ll need to replace the existing anchor bolts with a new one of the same size and type. However, this can be a time-consuming process. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to speed up the process and save yourself some time. More about the New Standard Knife Anchor Bolt, and the Standard Plate Anchors at Concrete Repairman LLC.

A J-bolt is a mechanical fastener that is designed to be used with concrete and other materials. It is typically made from stainless steel or zinc plated to provide increased strength and resistance to corrosion. Other treatments and coatings can also be added, such as acid resistant ones, to make it better suited for a specific task.

The most significant difference between a j-bolt and an anchor bolt is the shape. A j-bolt has a curved profile, which helps to provide greater strength and resistance to bending. However, an anchor bolt has a straight profile and is better suited for secure anchoring, such as holding materials in place.

Both types of anchor bolts are commonly used in industrial settings for a variety of tasks. They are popular in highway and building construction, automotive and locomotive applications. They can also be found in domestic settings for do-it-yourself projects such as fixing signage.

Simpson Strong Tie Strap Replacement

Hurricane Strap RepairSimpson Strong-Tie offers an insulated concrete form (ICF) ledger connector system designed to solve the mounting problems associated with ICF walls. Its innovative design features better on center spacing, quicker installation and no protrusions. It also reduces the load requirements for the fasteners used compared to field fabricated straps. More about Hurricane Strap Repair Anchors.

These straps are simple and versatile solutions for wood-to-concrete connections. They are available in a variety of lengths, widths and thicknesses to accommodate a wide range of loads. They can be installed in either the wide or narrow face of a piece of lumber, and many can be nailed back-to-back without fastener interference.

If a Product is found to be defective during the Warranty Period, the purchaser should contact the Simpson Strong-Tie region office where the Purchase was made, or call toll free 1-844-447-2728. The Simpson Strong-Tie Customer Service representative will inspect the Product and, if approved, either provide a replacement or repair the original Product.

This Limited Warranty is in addition to and does not affect any statutory guarantee under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. This Limited Warranty does not cover any loss or damage that may be caused by incorrect use, improper storage, improper maintenance or other causes beyond the control of Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.

Retro fit Anchor Bolts

This type of retrofit is used when the foundation anchors were not installed at the time the house was built. It involves bolting the floor to a new mud sill attached to the side of the existing foundation using shear transfer ties or foundation anchors. More about the Retro Fit Anchor Bolts.

A popular choice is a wedge or sleeve anchor but there are many other choices. Tapcon makes a large diameter concrete anchor that is 20% stronger than wedge or sleeve anchors and installs much more quickly. You will need an impact wrench to install these and you will need to drill the proper size hole.

Another option is an expansion anchor. These are installed in concrete block and when you tighten the nut, one end expands to grip the concrete. It is important to use the highest quality expansion anchors because cheap ones tend to mushroom in the holes and lose strength.

Another popular choice is a shear transfer tie. These are steel components that connect two framing members together and are designed to strengthen a home increase its ability to withstand earthquakes and hurricane’s. They can be installed at any time but are most commonly used during a seismic retrofit to bolt the cripple wall to the floor. They can also be used for reroofing and come with butyl waterproof flashing strips that can be applied to the outside of the bolt to provide an additional seal.

Retro Fit Anchors – Simpson Strong Tie Strap Repair Anchors – New Standard Blade Anchor Bolts – New Standard Plate Anchor Bolts – Made in the USA.