Structural Anchor Advances

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Structural Anchor Advances
Anchor Points
Anchor Points

When specifying a structural anchor, environment, safety and manufacturer preference are all factors taken into account, along with specific design criteria Learn about Structural anchors from this article published by the NCE following an interview with Andy Hurst of Atkins, Colin Robert of Arup, Chris Pound of Walker Associates, Khalid Mutter of Balfour Beatty, Bernard Humphrey of Skanska and several others.

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Meeting the standards
Meeting the standards

CE marking is mandatory for standard construction products such as wood nails, but remains voluntary for innovative systems such as structural anchors This article published by the NCE talks about the Construction Product Regulation, when the European Technical Assessment (ETA) can be used for CE marking and more

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Proof of the pudding
Proof of the pudding

A product has to be convincing to be successful, and nothing convinces more than a live test Learn about anchors testing from this article published by the NCE following an interview with Kerstin Clute of Kiwa, an independent certification body in Germany

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Tight grip
Tight grip

The traditional way to install chemical anchors is to inject an epoxy resin into a prepared, dust-free hole and then install an anchor rod through, say, an endplate This article published by the NCE discuss the SAFEset System, an innovative method to secure anchors without the need for hole preparation.

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