The wedge anchor is a four piece assembly consisting of an anchor bolt, threaded at one end with a unified pitch, and a shoulder at the opposite end which retains a free-spinning clip. The clip has three lateral slits and projections designed to exert greater holding power, the greater the load that is applied. The wedge anchor also comes packed with a washer and hex nut.
Wedge anchors are heavy-duty, non-bottom bearing anchors of greater shear strength than other light and medium-duty expansion anchors. The design of the expansion clip assures full contact with the masonry. Wedge anchors withstand temperature fluctuations well. For best performance, minimum anchor spacing should be 10 hole diameters and minimum edge distance, 5 hole diameters.
RC Fasteners and Components carries a nice selection of wedge anchors, both import and domestic. Check our Online Store below for pricing and availability or contact an RC Certified Fastener Specialist today for more information.