Title: Classification of Fasteners for Concrete
Author(s): Ben L. Bird
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 31-44
Keywords: anchoring; anchors; bolts; concrete blocks; concretes; costs; drilling; expansion bolts; fasteners; inserts; lag bolts; loads (forces); nails; precast concrete; screws; studs; toggle bolts
There are six general considerations for fasteners: (1) load level, weight held; (2) load condition-dead, variable, vibratory, shock; (3) base material; (4) atmospheric condition; (5) in-place cost and (6) simplicity of design.