Steel Manufacturing Blog: Keeping it Steel

Anchor Bolts: Consider Thread Length

Posted on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 @ 03:36 PM

The Steel Supply Company manufactures Anchor Bolts and Turnbuckle Rods every day… and that’s also how often we see Anchor Bolt Drawings calling for threads that appear unnecessarily long. With regards to the exposed end, extra thread length is requested so the fabricator can be sure there will be sufficient thread for the washer and nut to “bottom out” regardless of any problems with positioning.

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