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CSS-CA Carbon Anchor

CSS-CA

CSS-CA is a high-strength, non-corrosive carbon anchor designed to be field laminated with CSS-ES saturant resin to create a carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) composite anchor for enhanced detailing of CSS fabrics.

Key Features

  • High strength
  • Lightweight
  • Ambient cure
  • Non-corrosive
  • Flexible
  • Low aesthetic impact
  • Various finish coating

Applications

  • Seismic retrofit
  • Load rating upgrade
  • Damage repair
  • Defect remediation
  • Blast mitigation

    Storage Conditions

    • Store material in a dry area with no exposure to moisture.

    Shelf Life

    • 10 years in unopened, undamaged carton

    Warranty

    • This product is covered by the Simpson Strong-Tie RPS Product One-Year Limited Warranty, which is available at strongtie.com/limited-warranties or by calling Simpson Strong-Tie at (800) 999-5099

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    Product Information Tables

    CSS-CA are special-order carbon-fiber anchors available in the diameters listed below in custom lengths in folded versions for termination anchoring and unfolded versions for through anchoring. Please contact Simpson Strong-Tie for ordering instructions.

    Part # Diameter Saturating Rates1
    CSS-CA25X 1/4" (6.4 mm) 0.2 US gal. (0.8 L)
    CSS-CA37X 3/8" (9.5 mm) 0.5 US gal. (1.7 L)
    CSS-CA50X 1/2" (12.7 mm) 0.8 US gal. (3.1 L)
    CSS-CA62X 5/8" (15.9 mm) 1.3 US gal. (4.8 L)
    CSS-CA75X 3/4" (19.1 mm) 1.8 US gal. (7.0 L)
    CSS-CA87X 7/8" (22.2 mm) 2.5 US gal. (9.5 L)
    CSS-CA100X 1" (25.4 mm) 3.3 US gal. (12.4 L)
    CSS-CA112X 1 1/8" (28.6 mm) 4.1 US gal. (15.7 L)
    CSS-CA125X 1 1/4" (31.8 mm) 5.1 US gal. (19.4 L)
    CSS-CA137X 1 3/8" (34.9 mm) 6.2 US gal. (23.4 L)
    CSS-CA150X 1 1/2" (38.1 mm) 7.4 US gal. (27.9 L)
    1. Saturating rates based on 100 anchors (12" long) saturated with CSS-ES and are highly dependent on saturating method, waste, etc.