Equipment and procedures are outlined for the correct installation of all main types of anchor including thin-walled sleeve anchors, thick-walled sleeve anchors, throughbolts, shield anchors, deformation controlled (drop-in) anchors, resin anchors and undercut anchors. The importance of hole cleaning for resin anchors and tightening torque for all types is stressed and advice given regarding what to do if rebar is struck during drilling.
Founded in 1979, the Construction Fixings Association is a trade association for manufacturers of drilled construction fixings and anchor bolts with a significant UK presence.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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