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Re: BOLT- Epoxy Anchors

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There are some epoxy products that Simpson Strong-Tie offers that have
may meet your needs.  You can find information on them on their web site

You will also find available for downloading several ICBO and research
reports for their products, though I don't recall if there is one for
their epoxy system.

Dennis McCroskey

Richard Lewis wrote:

> I haven't seen much in the way of published literature on this subject
> so I
> want to pose the question to the list server.  I am considering using
> epoxy
> anchor like Hilti's HVA Adhesive System anchors.  The Contractor on
> one of my
> projects missed one of the column anchor bolt location by about 9
> inches.
> Not much to do now except drill in new anchors.
> My question concerns the longevity and proposed application of epoxy
> anchors.
>  How long are they expected to last.  Specifically, my column is
> located
> outside the building and wrapped in masonry.  It will be exposed to
> the
> seasonal temperature variations of Dallas, TX.  Does normal seasonal
> temperature variation affect the anchor bond?  Are there published
> limitations to the use of epoxy anchors?
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