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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 More…

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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Fairfield, 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 $$$

Winston-Salem, NC  |  800-642-0921

From our inventory of over 130,000 different fasteners, we know precisely which ones are right for your application. We test them for material composition and measurement accuracy. With our Vendor Management Inventory service (VMI) our Service Technicians monitor your needs and keep you fully supplied at all times. Our ISO 9001 and AS9120B certifications helps us maintain system standards that ensure the fasteners we supply are the highest quality parts available.

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Southern Fasteners & Supply, Inc. $$$

Birmingham, AL  |  800-695-3511

Birmingham Fastener Manufacturing manufactures custom and non standard fasteners and operates the highest volume distribution center of nuts and bolts and standard fasteners in the U.S. This diversity provides our customers with a strategic advantage; certified quality, superior service and fast delivery.

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Birmingham Fastener Manufacturing $$$

Macedonia, OH  |  330-468-3300

At SC Fastening Systems, it is our company's goal to be your number one source for your fastening needs. Our product line includes fasteners, bolts, sockets, threaded rod & studs, nuts, washers, screws, anchors, pins, and rivets.

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SC Fastening Systems, LLC. $$$

Clifton, NJ  |  866-463-2910

As a full line fastener source, we have industrial bolts. With 100 million fasteners to choose from — steel, stainless, brass, titanium and other exotics — the choice is endless. See our anchor bolts, eye bolts, carriage, machine, lag, flange, socket head, step, structural, swing, tamper proof and more.

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Fastener Solutions, 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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