concrete anchors

March 10, 2017

Anchor Bolt Design: Appendix D of the “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete”

By |2017-04-05T15:27:09-05:00March 10th, 2017|Blog Posts, Pallet Rack Design|

In follow up to our last post, Next Level Looks at ACI 318, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete”, we’re now going to dig a little deeper into this code and look at what used to be called Appendix D, the section that specifically addresses concrete anchorage and anchor bolt design. The Specification for the Design, Testing and Utilization [...]

February 27, 2017

Engineering and Design of Concrete Anchor Bolts

By |2017-04-12T15:29:51-05:00February 27th, 2017|Blog Posts, Design, Pallet Rack, Pallet Rack Design|

In our last post, Concrete Anchor Bolts: Why These Little Components Are A Big Deal, we discussed the importance of anchoring your pallet racks for safety, the basic types of concrete anchor bolts, bolt sizes, holding power, and the number of anchor bolts needed. But that’s just the beginning. A concrete anchor bolt isn’t just any old bolt; there [...]

Concrete Anchor Bolts: Why These Little Components Are A Big Deal

By |2017-04-06T16:44:31-05:00February 24th, 2017|Blog Posts, Design, Pallet Rack|

  “Rack columns not anchored to the floor” is a major racking issue that OSHA frequently cites under the General Duty Clause of the OSH ACT which states employers are required to provide their employees with a place of employment that "is free from recognizable hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious harm to employees.” [...]