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Anchor installation (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance)

Guidance Note

Anchor installation (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance)

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Guidance Note


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.


Publisher History

Founded in 1979, the Construction Fixings Association is a trade association for UK manufacturers of drilled construction fixings and anchor bolts.



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