Here Bossong SpA, with its complete range of high-quality chemical anchors, manufactured in its main plant in Bergamo, Italy, explains how the use of chemical anchors is continuously growing within the market thanks to their flexibility and the possibility of installation in every type of base material.
For some base materials such as hollow and solid masonry, AAC, and lightweight concrete, the chemical anchor is the best solution, because it doesn’t create any tension on the base material during the installation.
In terms of flexibility, a chemical anchor enables the possibility to anchor the rebar, for example with the post-installed rebar connection and also to design fixings with variable setting depth. The possibility to increase the setting depth up to 20 times the diameter of the threaded rod gives the designer the option to have a higher resistance load with respect to a mechanical anchor.
All the chemical anchors produced by Bossong are styrene-free and have a thixotropic consistency, in order to allow overhead installation. The range of chemical anchors is composed by:
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