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Shear loads perpendicular to slotted holes

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 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.”
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DesignFiX contains a database with common profiles which will be expanded continuously. With the function Profile you can select the type and the size of the profile welded to the base plate. ETAG 001, Annex C and TR 029 contain no detailed information on the...

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