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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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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 $$$

Houston, TX  |  713-230-2500

Since 1938 TSP Manufacturing has been a leading manufacturer of fasteners and bolts. We are committed to creating the highest quality products and exceeding all expectations of our customers. Since 1997 TSP Manufacturing has been ISO 9002 certified. TSP has a wide variety of materials that are used for fasteners and bolts including but not limited to stainless steel, pH grades, bronze, and plastics. Contact us today to learn how we can help supply your company.

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TSP Manufacturing $$$

Orange, CA  |  714-639-2040

With over 20 years experience in distributing specialty fasteners to the aerospace, commercial, military, construction, electronic and marine industries, you can count on Integrity Fasteners for all your fastener needs. We supply screws, metric fasteners, industrial fasteners and more.

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Integrity Fasteners, Inc. $$$

San Diego, CA  |  619-231-5966

We are a master distributor of virtually every type of bolt, screw, washer, and nut you can think of. We are your complete source, even doing custom manufacturing when unique specifications are required. This diversity provides our customers with a strategic advantage; certified quality, superior service, and fast delivery.

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Hayes Bolt & Supply $$$
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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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