Tension weight of Tapcons

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Old 03-26-14, 03:47 PM
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Tension weight of Tapcons

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I need to hang a d-ring from a cement overhead. I don't need to hold much weight 250-300 pounds at the absolute highest. I was just going to use some Tapcon screws but I can't find a clear chart about load bearing limits. Any one know them?

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Old 03-26-14, 04:20 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Here it is, google is your friend. Concrete Screws ~ TapconŽ Technical Information ~ Concrete Fastening Systems
 
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Old 03-26-14, 06:16 PM
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You're a genius!

I looked all over for that dam thing. So 4 1/4" screws 1" deep gives me 3000 Pounds at the weakest concrete? That's loads then.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 03-26-14, 06:40 PM
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That's if they are installed perfectly...that can be problematic at times.
 
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Old 03-27-14, 01:05 PM
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I need to hang a d-ring from a cement overhead.
Don't use Tapcons to hold that up if the load is pulling agains the screws. When suspending a load you need a fastener that tightens with weight. The top one is my personal choice. Comes in many lenghts and diameters.

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Old 03-27-14, 01:14 PM
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I agree with PJ...and I should have said that before. I would never use Tapcons in a pull out situation like that except for the very lightest static loads like a light fixture.
 
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Old 03-28-14, 04:25 PM
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Ok then wedge anchor it is. Looks like I'll only need a small one too.

Thanks guys

Halo
 
 

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