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RE: Safety factor=4 for anchors

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It has been SF=4 for a long, long time.  For a good discussion of this topic (old post installed anchor methodology), go to the BSSC NEHRP 2000 Commentary:

Harold Sprague

From: kimwontae(--nospam--at)
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:51:10 -0500
Subject: Safety factor=4 for anchors

Please explain why SF=4 has been used for anchor (allowable stress) design.
I have never been told how and why SF=4 was chosen.

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