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Post-Installed Anchors. A Literature Review



Geraldine S. Cheok, Long T. Phan


A literature review of studies on the behavior of post-installed concrete anchors is presented. The survey covers several types of anchors that are subjected to tension loads, shear loads, and to combined shear and tension loads. Brief summaries of the studies or investigations and their findings are presented. More detailed information may be found in the cited references. There are quite a number of studies on the behavior of anchors subjected to combined shear and tension loads, especially adhesive anchors. An experimental program to study the behavior of anchors subjected to combined shear and tension loads needs to be conducted to add to the existing database.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6096
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adhesive anchors, anchors, building technology, concrete, expansion anchors, grouted anchors, post-installed anchors, undercut anchors


Cheok, G. and Phan, L. (1998), Post-Installed Anchors. A Literature Review, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 23, 2024)


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Created January 1, 1998, Updated February 19, 2017