Blind Bolt Fixing Terms Explained

Blind Bolt Fixing Terms Explained

Due to the unique properties of the Blind Bolt there are certain operation criteria that must be met to ensure its successful application. These dimensions are outlined below, please use the menu to the left to isolate each dimension and view a brief description.

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Minimum Fixing Thickness

This term refers to the shortest distance which any individual bolt can fix. You can arrive at this figure by combining the thickness of the substances being fixed in place.

Maximum Fixing Thickness

This term refers to the largest distance which an individual bolt can fix. You can arrive at this figure by combining the thickness of the substances being fixed in place.

Anchor Clearance

This figure refers to the minimum distance needed if the anchor of the Blind Bolt is to be able to work properly. It has to be carefully noted in order to make sure that the anchor doesn’t catch on the wall where it is being applied.

Depth Clearance

This figure refers to the smallest space needed inside a cavity wall if the Blind Bolt anchor is to be able to work properly. It has to be carefully noted in order to make sure that the bolt doesn’t come into contact with the opposite wall before you have a chance to deploy the anchor.

Hole Centers

This figure refers simply to the smallest distance which has to be left between the holes you drill when placing a row of Blind Bolts.

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