- EASY TO INSTALL: Fast, secure installation
- EASY TO REMOVE: Simply turn clockwise and back the screw out of the hole
- ONE PIECE DESIGN: No nuts or washers the anchor comes complete
You must consider numerous technical specifications when using Lag Shield Anchors. This includes diameter, internal thread length, minimum embedment and required hole size. The Lag Shield Anchor is a great fastener when very hard (short) concrete or lower grade (long) concrete is a concern. The size of the anchor refers to the diameter of the lag bolt used with this fastener. Once you have determined all these factors, you can find the expected holding values in the technical information below.
To determine the length required, add the thickness of the material you are fastening, plus the lag shield anchor length, plus an additional half an inch. NOTE: The tip of the screw must protrude from the bottom of the lag shield anchor to ensure proper expansion.
The forces on a Lag Shield Anchor transfer to the material in which installation occurs. If the anchors are installed too close together, it can cause an interaction of the forces, thus reducing the holding power. As a rule of thumb, the expansion anchor industry has established a minimum standard of ten (10) anchor diameters for spacing between anchors and five (5) anchor diameters from an unsupported edge. When vibration or sudden impact is part of the load conditions, you should increase the spacing.
Technical Information: Ultimate Load Values in 2000 PSI Concrete
Values shown are average ultimate values and are available only as a guide and are not guarantees. A safety factor of 4:1 or 25% is generally acceptable as a safe working load. You should always make reference to applicable codes for the specific working ratio.
About Concrete Fastening Systems Inc.
Concrete Fastening Systems, Inc. has been selling concrete fasteners for over 35 years from a fully stocked warehouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Free, same-day shipping in every length and also diameter is available by ordering at www.confast.com. The company will then deliver the product within 1-3 business days.