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Sure-Wedge™ Anchors

Aerosmith’s Sure-Wedge™ Anchors are heavy duty mechanical anchors with torque-controlled, mechanical expansion, consisting of an anchor body, expansion clip, nut and washer. The anchor body has a tapered mandrel formed on the installed end of the anchor and a threaded section at the opposite end. Suitable base materials include, normal weight concrete and lightweight concrete. The anchors are used to resist static; wind and seismic tension and shear loads in cracked and uncracked normal weight and lightweight concrete having a specific compressive strength of 2500 PSI to 8500 PSI. The anchor is manufactured with a zinc plated carbon steel body and sherardized clip that wraps around the mandrel, rotating freely before installation.

Suitable for installation in CRACKED CONCRETE, UNCRACKED CONCRETE, REINFORCED CONCRETE & STONE.

Applications:

  • Barriers
  • Railings
  • Warehouse racking
  • Conveyor systems
  • Machinery
  • Signage
  • Fence posts
  • Shelving
  • Windows
  • Overhead doors
  • Electrical pipes
  • Light fixtures

Features and Benefits:

  • Consistent performance in all types of concrete
  • Drill size same as anchor size
  • Easy and simple installation
  • One piece design
  • Comes complete with nuts and washers

Base Material:

  • Solid concrete
  • Grout-filled masonry
  • Hard stone

Anchor Component Materials:

Carbon Steel Zinc Plated
(body, nut, washer and expansion clip)

Performance Data:

Installation Instructions:

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Approvals:

Category 1 Cracked & Uncracked Concrete ICC-ES ESR-4413
IBC Listed 2018, 2015, 2012, 2009
IRC Listed 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018
CBC 2016 Listed
CRC 2016 Listed
LABC 2017 Listed
LARC 2017 Listed
FBC 2017 Listed
FRC 2017 Listed

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Aerosmith Sure-Wedge™ Anchor Specifications

*This size is less than the required minimum standard anchor length for strength design