The stainless-steel Titen® screws attach various types of components to concrete and masonry in environments where a medium level of corrosion resistance is required (see corrosion information). Available in hex and phillips head, the Titen screws are designed for use with appropriatelysized drill bits that are included with each box.
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- Type 410 grade stainless steel zinc plated with a protective top coat for added corrosion protection
- Suitable for concrete, brick, grout-filled CMU and hollow-block applications
- Suitable for some preservative-treated wood applications
- Available in lengths from 1 1/4" to 4"
- 5% observed red rust after 1500 hours of ASTM B117 salt spray test*.
Heat-treated 410 stainless steel
Zinc plated with a protective top coat
410 Stainless-Steel Titen® Product Data
Caution: Industry studies show that hardened fasteners can experience performance problems in wet or corrosive environments. Steps must be taken to prevent inadvertent sustained loads above the listed allowable loads. Overtightening and bending moments can initiate cracks detrimental to the hardened screw's performance. Use the Simpson Strong-Tie Titen installation tool kit as it has a bit that is designed to reduce the potential for overtightening the screw.
Caution: Oversized holes in the base material will reduce or eliminate the mechanical interlock of the threads with the base material and will reduce the anchor's load capacity.
- Drill a hole in the base material using the appropriate diameter carbide drill bit as specified in the table. Drill the hole to the specified embedment depth plus 1/2" to allow the thread tapping dust to settle and blow it clean using compressed air. Overhead installations need not be blown clean. Alternatively, drill the hole deep enough to accommodate embedment depth and dust from drilling and tapping.
- Position fixture, insert screw and tighten using drill and Titen screw installation tool fitted with a hex socket or phillips bit.
For contact with preservative-treated wood and untreated wood, reference chart on Corrosion Information. Use caution not to damage coating during installation. The type 410 stainless-steel Titen with a protective top coat provides "medium" corrosion protection. Recommendations are based on testing and experience at time of publication and may change. Simpson Strong-Tie cannot provide estimates on service life of screws. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for additional information.