Anchor Bolts

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Used widely in building construction, highway systems, electrical towers, power treatments and marine industries, anchor bolts are an essential method of securing large components to a solid foundation to ensure against structural failure or damage. Read Moreā€¦

Anchor Bolts Anchor bolts are heavy-duty industrial bolts embedded in concrete and used to secure, or anchor, columns or other supports to a foundation.

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Hackensack, NJ  |  800-272-3673

Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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Ford Fasteners, Inc. $$$

Jefferson, OH  |  888-536-3674

Our company has manufacturing experiences dating back to 1970 and over the years we have grown into an international supplier of bolts.

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Ken Forging $$$

Strongsville, OH  |  800-729-9779

At Stelfast, we provide bolts in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles and materials. We aim to be your #1 source for quality products and great customer service. Our bolts and fasteners include: anchor, carriage, eye, lag, elevator, machine, large diameter, nuts, screws, pins and more.

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Stelfast® Inc. $$$

Mansfield, TX  |  877-844-8595

We are located in The Dallas area, but we are dedicated to serving customers everywhere. Our products serve many industries including automotive, construction, and many others! We have been producing high quality products since 1984 and this is a tradition that we strive to continue! Get in touch with our customer service department today to learn more about what we may do for you!

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AFT Fasteners $$$

Madison, IL  |  800-237-7059

St. Louis Screw & Bolt has been in the nut and bolt business since 1887. We are a manufacturer of cold and hot formed A325 and A490 structural, bridge and anchor bolts. We also manufacture hot forged special bolts, stainless steel bolts and u bolts from 1/2" - 4" in diameter.

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St. Louis Screw & Bolt $$$

Lansdale, PA  |  215-855-5633

Nickel Systems is a distributor of industrial bolts and stainless steel bolts. We specialize in high nickel fasteners and precision machined parts like hex bolts, u bolts, hex nuts, jam nuts, washers, and pipe plugs. Our corrosion-resistant fasteners are offered in a wide array of choices for your convenience.

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Nickel Systems, Inc. $$$
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In applications such as bridges and tunnels, for the holding of large tanks and machines, and in many large buildings to connect the foundations to the walls for improved earthquake resistance, anchor bolts are able to provide a stable connection. Anchor bolts are also called cast-in place bolts. The heavy duty bolt is set into wet concrete headfirst and once the concrete has hardened, the threaded end of the bolt is attached to a component which anchors the bolt to its intended external load. Anchor bolts are commonly used because they provide a strong fastening with minimal room for error. Setting a bolt into wet concrete can be tricky, but once it has hardened, the bolt is very secure and able to hold a large amount of tension.

There are several different types of anchor bolts which will be chosen determined by the intended applications. Bent rods, hook bolts or J bolts, sleeve bolts and swaged bolts are some of the most common types of anchor bolts. Another widely used type is wedge anchors. These use a wedge shape bolt end, combined with a fastening sleeve to ensure a secure connection within the concrete setting. These need to be deeply embedded into the concrete so that the bolt cannot be pulled out under extreme force. For shallow installation, machine screw anchor bolts should be used. In terms of determining the most suitable type of bolt for an application, there are a number of factors to consider in terms of the demands placed on the bolts with corrosion, strength capacity and physical environment.

Steel and carbon are commonly used to construct bolts as they are durable materials with strong physical properties. Stainless steel bolts are resistant to corrosion and are able to maintain their shape and strength even in high temperatures and extreme environments. Industrial bolts are also commonly galvanized, as this further increases the strength of a material. In terms of construction, the diameter of a bolt will increase with the need for greater strength and resistance. Anchor bolts are able to be used with high demand and high stress applications as they can withstand the tension produced by the holding system.

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