Constantly in the news are issues and questions regarding the import tariffs the U.S. Government is instituting and how they will affect the steel fabricating and construction industries. Here is a quick overview from our perspective.
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The charts below show the results of tests that were performed on our wedge inserts on October 23, 2007. As a note, these results are for reference only. This is not a test of wedge inserts currently in stock and should not be considered as an accurate representation of the current wedge inserts in stock.
The askew head bolt is always and only used in connection with the wedge insert. This system is most commonly employed to secure relieving angles although it can be found in many other instances where steel members will be bolts to concrete.
Wedge Inserts are also known as Relieving Angle Inserts, Shelf Angle Inserts, Malleable Iron Inserts and Lintel Inserts. The photos and drawings in this article will provide an idea of what they are. To see additional photos and catalog listings click here