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I have a small mechanical unit anchorage project. It is an outside condenser standing on 1 1/4" concrete pavers that extend from wall curb to wall curb. At each anchor, the uplift forces are less than 5# and the shear is less than 20#. The weight of a paver is enough to keep the condenser down and the pavers can transfer the lateral force through bearing to the wall curb. Can anyone recommend a small screw that is applicable? I will have the holes pre-drilled to minimize the possibility of splitting the pavers.

Plan B is to cast concrete pavers that have the same horizontal dimensions so they can slip in under the legs but are thicker.

*Drew Morris, PE*| /Project Engineer/
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