Wall anchor

wall anchor

[′wȯl ‚aŋ·kər]
(building construction)
A steel strap fastened to the end of every second or third common joist and built into the brickwork of a wall to provide lateral support. Also known as joist anchor.

Wall anchor

A type of anchor used to tie the walls to the floors and hold them firmly in place.

beam anchor, joist anchor, wall anchor

A metal tie used to anchor a beam or joist to a wall, or to tie a floor securely to a wall.

wall anchor

A wrought-iron clamp, often decorative, on the exterior side of a brick building wall that is connected to the opposite wall by a tie rod to prevent the walls from spreading apart; same as anchor, 10.
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A new type of dissipative wall anchor solves the issues of how to protect heritage buildings in some of the most earthquake-prone parts of the world.
Take the tin down, drill out the holes, and insert a wall anchor (Rawlplug) into each.
The types of fasteners now available on the site in larger volume, according to Industrial Leaders officials include nuts, bolts, screws (self-drilling, drywall, tapping, SEMS & machine screws), rivets, sockets, anchors, cable ties, grease fittings, pipe plugs, spacers & standoffs, nylon inserts, washers, retaining rings, electronic hardware, Mil-Spec fasteners, pins and fastening systems, as well as related tools such as wall anchor setting and rivet guns.
Technical parameters of the quay walls after accidents decrease that means decrease quay walls payloads, mooring bollards capacity, possibilities of the quay wall anchor system and other technical parameters.
Permit the glue to cure and then reinsert the screw into the hollow wall anchor in the opposite direction so that, as the screw is turned, it moves closer to the flat "platform" of the hollow wall anchor.
5 Next, pop the hollow wall anchor fixing through the hole.
Free retrofit kits that contain wall anchor straps are being offered to consumers to help prevent the dresser from tipping.
Wall anchor systems are a good alternative to removing and rebuilding basement walls.
Consumers can contact Million Dollar Baby to receive a free retrofit kit that contains a wall anchor strap, which attaches to the dresser and wall to help prevent the dresser from tipping.
A wall anchor system in all models allows for easy installation of shelving, pegboard, and other accessories for an even more convenient storage space for smaller items.
ophthalmoscope and otoscope by the following characteristics: both should be direct to wall anchor system both wall outlet must be compatible to fit a single module (expandable module ) easy installation if