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Crimp Drive® Design Information

Technical and Installation Notes

Tension and Shear Loads in Normal-Weight Concretes

169a-2012
  1. The allowable loads listed are based on a safety factor of 4.0.
  2. The minimum concrete thickness is 1 1/2 times the embedment depth.
  3. Allowable loads may be linearly interpolated between concrete strengths listed.
  4. For rod coupler, mechanical and plumbing design codes may prescribe lower allowable loads; verify with local codes.

Tension and Shear Loads in Sand-Lightweight Concrete over Metal Deck

169b-2012
  1. The allowable loads listed are based on a safety factor of 4.0.
  2. The minimum concrete thickness is 1 1/2 times the embedment depth.
  3. Anchors may be installed off-center in the flute, up to 1" from the center of flute.
  4. Anchor may be installed in either upper or lower flute.
  5. Deck profile shall be 3" deep, 20-gauge minimum.
  6. For rod coupler, mechanical and plumbing design codes may prescribe lower allowable loads; verify with local codes.

Sand-Lightweight Concrete On Metal Deck

169c-2012