DesignFiX is an all-purpose anchor design program for manufacturers of fasteners for free distribution to their clients such as engineers, planners or craftsmen. By using the program, the clients can design mechanical and chemical heavy duty anchors under static loads and under the influence of earthquake. read more
DesignFiX Project Klimas Wkret-met Sp. z o.o. Manufacturer of fastening systems Klimas Wkret-met Sp. z o.o. ul.Wincentego Witosa 135/137 Kuznica Kiedrzynska 42-233 Mykanow, POLAND www.wkret-met.com Corporate Identity Design WCF-EASF (Makalu) WCF-EASF (Makalu) Rebar...
DesignFiX Project EFCO Manufacturer of fastening systems EFCO Befestigungstechnik AG by Egli, Fischer & Co. AG, Zürich Grabenstrasse 1 8606 Nänikon www.efco.swiss Corporate Identity Design TILCA Wedge Anchor B TILCA Wedge Anchor BU TILCA Wedge Anchor BZ plus TILCA...
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The European design guidelines for anchors (ETAG 001, Annex C for mechanical and ETAG 001, Technical Report TR 029 for chemical anchors) describe in section 126.96.36.199 the influence of slotted holes on the distribution of shear loads:
“Slotted holes in the direction of the shear load prevent anchors to take up shear loads. This can be favourable in case of fastenings close to an edge.” read more
Not only in the case of splitting failure, but also in the case of combined pull-out and concrete failure the characteristic resistance of injection anchors may decrease despite increasing embedment depth. read more
ICCONS, Australian manufacturers of fastening systems has released DesignFiX. read more
The design of anchors in accordance with ETAG 001, Annex C or TR 029 may in certain cases lead to curious and illogical results that contradict the expectations of the users. read more
In a concrete component with at least three edges in a distance less than 1.5 times the embedment depth the resistance for conical concrete break-out, splitting and pry-out failure does not increase ... What is the reason for this illogical behaviour? read more
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Ter Laare Verankeringstechnieken B.V., a manufacturer of fastening systems has released DesignFiX. read more
What about design with requirements on the ductility of the anchors in accordance with TR 045, Section 5.3b? Technical Report TR 045 offers different design options: Capacity design in accordance with TR 045, Section 5.3a1 Elastic design in accordance with TR 045,...