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Design and Installation of Anchors

Design and Installation of Anchors

Posted: 01/20/2021

Concrete anchors, when used, are typically a critical design component. While often contributing to the stability and robustness of a structure, anchors can be overlooked as a secondary design element. Errors in design and installation can significantly reduce anchor capacity with the potential to result in catastrophic failure.
In this half day online seminar we will look at the design and installation of concrete anchors with a view to understanding what is required to achieve design intent. Covering key elements of design principles, anchor types and installation, testing and certification, to critical health and safety considerations, this seminar will examine these factors from an Engineer’s perspective. There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask questions during discussion.

Who should attend
This seminar will be of particular interest to Consulting Engineers involved in the design, specification and supervision of construction. Site Engineers, Main Contractors and Specialist Sub-Contractors will also benefit from attending.

Programme
Introduction: An Engineers’ Perspective | Marcel Fuchs, Victoria Janssens, Structural Engineers, Arup
Design Principles | Bryan Carroll, Managing Director, Masonry Fixings
Chemical Anchors | Andrew Duffy, Technical Advisor, Sika                                           Mechanical Anchors | Cathy Flynn, Project Engineer, Hilti 
Inspection, Testing and Certification | Thomas Callanan, Managing Director, Infrastruct AMS

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