Wood Strong-Wall® Anchorage Solutions

SWAB Anchor Bolts: 

SWAB7/8 anchor bolts were developed to provide anchorage solutions for Wood Strong-Wall® shearwalls in accordance with the provisions of ACI 318-05. This code listed anchor bolt is easy to inspect; the head is stamped with a “No Equal” symbol for identification, bolt length and bolt diameter. Available in four lengths, the SWAB⁷⁄₈ provides a range of embedment options for seismic or wind solutions in cracked or uncracked concrete conditions.

SWAB Replaced by PAB

The SWAB Anchor Bolt has been discontinued and is replaced by the PAB. See Engineering Letter L-PABCONVERSION to determine the appropriate replacement model number.

Material: ASTM F1554 Gr. 36

SWAB7/8 Anchor Bolt
SWAB models

Section at Slab on Grade

Section at Curb or Stemwall

H = 13 1/2" maximum with SWAB7/8x30 anchor bolt when de = 10".
H = 19 1/2" maximum with SWAB7/8x36 anchor bolt when de = 10".

Section at Interior Foundation

Foundation Plan


Foundation Dimensions for Anchorage Solutions:

  1. Anchorage designs conform to ACI 318 Appendix D and assume minimum f' c = 2500 psi concrete, ASTM A307 or ASTM F1554, Grade 36 anchor rods and no supplementary reinforcement. High-strength anchorage design by Designer when required.
  2. Seismic indicates Seismic Design Category C through F. Detached 1 and 2 family dwellings in SDC C may use wind anchorage solutions. Seismic anchorage designs conform to ACI 318-05 Section D.3.3.4.
  3. Wind includes Seismic Design Category A and B.
  4. Foundation dimensions are for anchorage only. Foundation design (size and reinforcement) by Designer. The Registered Design Professional may specify alternate embedment, footing size or anchor bolt.

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