What is DesignFiX?

What is DesignFiX?

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.

DesignFiX – TRUTEK Released

DesignFiX – TRUTEK Released

DesignFiX Project TRUTEK Manufacturer of fastening systems Company Trutek Fasteners Polska Sp. z o.o. Al. Krakowska 55 05-090 Raszyn Poland Homepage www.trutek.com.pl Startpage Corporate Identity Design Available product families in DesignFiX Throughbolt Anchor Bolt...
DesignFiX – B+BTec Released

DesignFiX – B+BTec Released

DesignFiX B+BTec Export Division Manufacturer of fastening systems Company B+BTec Export Division Munterij 8, 4762 AH Zevenbergen P.O.Box 100, 4760 AC Zevenbergen The Netherlands Homepage www.bbtectools.com Startpage Corporate Identity Design Available product...
DesignFiX – HARD Released

DesignFiX – HARD Released

DesignFiX Project HARD Manufacturer of fastening systems Company HARD COMÉRCIO DE FIXADORES E RESINAS LTDA Rua Dr. Humberto Pinheiro Vieira, 150 Lote 1B Zona Industrial Norte 89.219-570 Joinville/SC Number : 35521 Brazil Homepage www.hard.com.br Startpage Corporate...
Concrete edge failure

Concrete edge failure

Frequently asked question: In a narrow and thin component the resistance for concrete edge failure does not increase with increasing edge distance c1. What is the reason for this illogical baviour? Answer: With edge distances c2,1 and c2,2 and a component thickness h...
DesignFiX – Apolo MEA Released

DesignFiX – Apolo MEA Released

DesignFiX Project Apolo MEA Manufacturer of fastening systems Company Apolo MEA Befestigungssysteme GmbH Industriestraße 6 D-86551 Aichach Homepage www.apolofixing.com Startpage Corporate Identity Design Available product families in DesignFiX Schlaganker SA plus...
Basis of the design

Basis of the design

Design method according to ETAG 001 + TR 029 The anchor design in DesignFiX is based on the European Technical Guideline published by the EOTA (European Organisation for Technical Approvals: Guideline for European Technical Approval of Metal Anchors for Use in...
DesignFiX – Status bar

DesignFiX – Status bar

DesignFiX – Status bar The status bar in DesignFiX provides you with important information about the result of the calculation and always refers to the currently selected product. Depending on the content of the window, the status bar can be multiline. The...
Terminology and symbols

Terminology and symbols

Excerpt of the most important variables for an anchor design with DesignFiX. These terms we use in our DesignFiX documentation. 1a3Increase of the lever arm of a shear load due to spalling of the concrete surface during drilling 4A°c,NBase area of the idealized...