Anchor bolt


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anchor bolt

[′aŋ·kər ‚bōlt]
(civil engineering)
A bolt used with its head embedded in masonry or concrete and its threaded part protruding to hold a structure or machinery in place. Also known as anchor rod.

Anchor bolt

A bolt with its head embedded in the structure; used to attach a structural member, such as securing a sill to a foundation wall.

anchor bolt, foundation bolt, hold-down bolt

anchor bolt
1. A steel bolt usually fixed in a building structure with its threaded portion projecting; used to secure frameworks, timbers, machinery bases, etc.
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At the level of the floor sheathing, another nonlinear spring is incorporated for the purpose of representing the two effects of the oversized anchor bolt hole and the anchor bolt bearing on the plywood sheathing.
The sill log was secured by placing a malleable washer and nut on each anchor bolt.
Intimate contact with compressor bedplates and a high coefficient of friction between the epoxy chocks and machinery bedplates help to prevent anchor bolts from working loose, thus assuring excellent maintenance of alignment.
Segmented wall design practice usually requires that the chords be attached to the lower structures (foundation or story below) through holddown anchors and anchor bolts to restrain shear walls from overturning.
Free installation of the new anchor bolt assemblies will take about two hours.
An executive at the company stated the following on earthquake retrofitting: “This is the process of attaching a house to its concrete foundation using foundation plates and anchor bolts.
Here, the adhesive was to keep anchor bolts in a tunnel ceiling from becoming dislodged, and its failure caused a concrete suspended ceiling to fall on a car going through the tunnel and killing a passenger (Figure 1).
This will allow installation of structural features such as formwork, rebar, embedded anchor bolts, electrical conduit, steel plates and piping.
This will allow installation of structural features such as form work, rebar, embedded anchor bolts, electrical conduit, steel plates and piping.
The product is ideal for the support of building columns, bridge beams, sewers, machine bases, precast beams and panels, pipes, anchor bolts or any high strength application.
The pad design also allows drilling for, and insertion of, anchor bolts without moving the stand.
When you reach the summit's cliff-edge crags, you'll find three large anchor bolts marking the lookout tower's site.