How much weight can expansion bolts hold?

Expansion anchors are: 20 per anchor, depending on size. Easy to install and DIY-friendly. Able to hold between 5 and 25 pounds, depending on brand and size. (Larger anchors hold more weight.)

How much weight can a 1/2 wedge anchor hold?

Technical Specifications for Wedge Anchors

Size Minimum Embedment Pull-Out (lbs.)
5/16” 1-1/8” 892
3/8” 1-1/2” 1223
1/2” 2-1/4” 2999
5/8” 2-3/4” 3749

How do you install expansion anchor bolts?

Installation Steps:

  1. Drill a hole in the base material with a hammer drill and a correctly sized carbide drill bit for the anchor you are using.
  2. Clean out the hole of all debris.
  3. Insert the Single Expansion Anchor into the hole and tap the fastener lightly with a hammer to ensure it is flush with the base material.

What is expandable bolt?

Expansion Bolt. “Expansion bolt” is a generic term that refers to three fastening components combined together: a threaded bolt, a properly sized nut and an expanding sleeve assembly.

What are expansion bolts made from?

Anti-Tamper Expansion Bolts: Made from steel, the fasteners can be installed and removed via an anti-tamper tool.

How much weight can a metal wall anchor hold?

Plastic wing anchors are typically suitable for up to 20 pounds, while most metal toggles top out at 100 to 150 pounds. Specialized heavy-duty anchors can exceed that rating, safely holding 300 pounds or more.

How deep do wedge anchors need to be?

2-1/2 inches
When installing a wedge anchor, it’s important to have a minimum of 2-1/2 inches embedded into the concrete. There should also be at least an inch exposed, enough for the attaching material to grab onto.

What size bit do I need for 1/2 anchor?

Drill a 1/2″ hole into the concrete using a carbide-tipped bit that meets ANSI Standards B212. 15. Drill the hole a 1/2″ deeper than the anchor will penetrate the concrete, making sure the minimum embedment requirements of 2-1/4″ is met. The hole can be drilled while the fixture is in place.