2011 10 14 nbsp 0183 32 For example if a 2x4 is being fastened to concrete with a 1 2 wedge anchor then the minimum length of wedge anchor would be 1 1 2 2x4 2 1 4 minimum embedment 1 2 space for nut and washer 4 1 4 The minimum length of 1 2 diameter wedge anchor to use for this application would be 4 1 4 FT ME NW MLWA FT fixture thicknessWedge Anchor Sign in to view prices To buy choose from the options below Add to cart Load Capacity Ceiling Mounted Concrete 306 kg 497 kg 692 kg 830 kg 1 987 kg Load Capacity Wall Mounted Concrete 294 kg 489 kg 857 kg 1 349 kg 1 987 kg Diameter 1 4 in 3 8 in 1 2 in 5 8 in 3 4 in Length 1 3 4 in 2 1 4 in 2 3 4 in 3 in 3 1 4 in 3 1 2 in 3 3 4 in 4 1 4 in 4 1 2 in 5 in 5 1 2 in Most anchors have two embedment depth options Length ID code stamped on head of each anchor Unique anchor design allows for expansion clip re engagement under tensile loading Code evaluated to IBC IRC in accordance with ICC ES AC193 and ACI 355 2 for cracked and uncracked concrete Approved for use in wind and seismic applications CODE REPORTS IBC FL LA UL Features Approved by ICC ES for use in masonry and concrete Rounded end for easy installation Dog point impact section to prevent thread damage during installation Testing in accordance with AC193 shows the smallest edge and spacing distances of all wedge anchors in its class Also available in hot dip galvanized 304 SS and 316 SS to suit Hilti Wedge anchors HST3 Wedge anchor Ultimate performance expansion anchor for cracked concrete and seismic CS Skip to main content Log in or Register Shopping Cart 0 Contact us Products Engineering Business Optimisation

Wedge anchors are designed to anchor objects into concrete They are installed into a pre drilled hole then the wedge is expanded by tightening the nut to securely anchor into the concrete They are not removable after the anchor is expanded Fastenal Uses Cookies to Improve User Experience Cookies are not used for the processing collection or storage of personal data Drill the hole to the specified minimum hole depth and blow it clean using compressed air Overhead installations need not be blown clean Alternatively drill the hole deep enough to accommodate embedment depth and dust from drilling Assemble the anchor2013 08 12 nbsp 0183 32 RE Anchor Minimum Embedment Depth charliealphabravo Structural 12 Aug 13 15 27 At each anchor bolt location you could provide an embed plate eg 8 quot x8 quot x 1 2 quot thick with say 4 1 2 quot studs which would cut your required embed depth in half if 12D truly applies Then the 1 quot diameter rods short stubs just long enough to carry a nut on both Minimum Embedment 2 5 8 quot Material Steel Finish Zinc Type Wedge Anchor Proof Test Load 4 800 lb Length Identification Code N Size 5 8X8 1 2 quot Application Concrete UNSPSC 31162101 TAA Compliant No Description Available in zinc plated steel and stainless steel 1 Drill hole of proper diameter in concrete Drilled hole can be any depth beyond minimum Determine the minimum length of wedge anchor to use by adding the thickness of the material to be fastened to the minimum embedment for the diameter of the anchor to be installed with space for the nut and washer These anchors can be installed at deeper embedments than the minimum embedment depth In most cases this will provide better holding values Use a bit that is the

Embedment Depths Increase in embedment depths to provide installation in the thinnest of slabs Installation Integration with the Adaptive Torque Module helps ensure proper pretension Portfolio Versatility First 188 inch diameter cracked concrete seismic approved anchor increase in diameters and lengths to better provide the perfect sized anchor for the applicationWEDGE ANCHORS Minimum Embedment Average Ultimate Tensile amp Shear Values 4000 psi concrete Tensile 7200 13 700 2000 psi concrete Shear 14 800 27 300 inches Fastens Material Up To Thread Length 1 2 1 3 4 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 8 3 4 1 4 Metallics Source For Premier An and Innovative Fasteners and Anchors Author Mark LaRosa Created Date 9 3 2019 10 02 39 ESR 4561 Most Widely Accepted and Trusted Page 3 of 8 TABLE 1 SETTING INFORMATION Design information Symbol Units Nominal anchor diameter in 1 4 3 8 1 2 5 8 3 4 Nominal bit diameter dbit in 1 4 3 8 1 2 5 3 Effective min embedment hef Wedge anchors are a pretty straight forward install drill the hole blow it out pound in the anchor and tighten Your diameter that you drill is the same diameter as the wedge anchor For instance for a 189 wedge anchor you will use a 189 bit Drill your hole at least 189 deeper than your intended embedment You can drill all the way through the slab if you want in which case if you Wedge anchors should be used only in solid concrete Length To determine the length of wedge anchor required add the thickness of the material to be fastened plus minimum embedment plus the thickness of the nut and washer The sum of these three

Wedge anchors should be used only in solid concrete Length To determine the length of wedge anchor required add the thickness of the material to be fastened plus minimum embedment plus the thickness of the nut and washer The sum of these three items equals the minimum wedge anchor length The Wedge anchor requires no maximum hole depth 2013 07 25 nbsp 0183 32 Short video has complete information on depth of embedments for wedge anchors http www confast com Wedge Anchor – for use in concrete only Drill a hole 1 2″ deeper than the anchor will penetrate into the concrete making sure that the minimum embedment requirements are met The hole can be drilled while the fixture is in place 2018 11 6 nbsp 0183 32 1 2 in x 7 in Kwik Bolt Tension Zone Carbon Steel Expansion Anchors 20 Piece Hilti s line of Kwik Bolt Tension Zone Carbon Hilti s line of Kwik Bolt Tension Zone Carbon Steel Expansion Anchors are excellent for use in a variety of base materials such as concrete cracked concrete light weight concrete light weight over metal deck and concrete untracked Embedment Depths Increase in embedment depths to provide installation in the thinnest of slabs Installation Integration with the Adaptive Torque Module helps ensure proper pretension Portfolio Versatility First 188 inch diameter cracked concrete seismic approved anchor increase in diameters and lengths to better provide the perfect sized anchor for the application

2011 10 14 nbsp 0183 32 Make sure that the hole is deep enough to allow for the minimum embedment of the wedge anchor Extreme embedments such as a 1 2 diameter by 10 long wedge anchor to attach a 1 thick fixture to concrete will give an embedment depth of Wedge All 174 Anchor Product Data Stainless Steel Size in Type 303 304 Stainless Model No 2 Type 316 Stainless Model No Drill Bit Dia in Thread Length in Quantity Box Carton 3 8 x 2 1 4 WA372144SS WA372146SS 3 8 1 1 8 50 250 3 8 x 2 3 42021 05 21 nbsp 0183 32 Drill the depth of the hole a minimum of 1 2 deeper than concrete wedge anchor will penetrate or 1 2 deeper than the minimum depth of embedment Using a wire brush compressed air or vacuum 2020 11 24 nbsp 0183 32 This minimum embedment is the distance that the anchor body is installed in the concrete after the Red Head 174 wedge anchor has been expanded Embedment depth at less than minimum embedment will decrease the holding values or result in no holding values at all Bit size anchor diameter when working with wedge anchors Drill a hole 1 2″ deeper than the anchor will penetrate into the concrete making sure that the minimum embedment requirements are met What size drill bit do you use for a number 8 screw

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