As building materials advance technologically, anchor manufacturers need to know more about their products and how they will perform with varying materials and under varying conditions.
Element offers a full scope of services designed to establish the tested load values of concrete and masonry anchors—including chemical, mechanical, screw, channel, cast-in specialty, and power-driven anchors. More than just a laboratory, Element engineers are actively involved in the anchor bolt testing industry, developing equipment and procedures to conduct cracked concrete anchor testing, a test now required by building standards nationwide.
Helping your products succeed
Element offers comprehensive analysis of the forces at work on your concrete and masonry anchors. We invest in experienced, ICC-certified scientists and cutting-edge equipment to provide you with up-to-date solutions for every stage of your product’s development.
- Static Tension
- Static Shear
- Static Oblique
- Seismic Shear
- Seismic Tension
- Cracked Concrete (static, cyclic)
- Environmental Condition Testing (freeze-thaw, decreased or elevated temperature, alkaline, sulfur, etc.)
- Chemical Analysis
- Metallurgical Analysis
- Failure Analysis
- Creep Testing
- Wet/Submerged Installation
- Hydrogen Embrittlement (Method A)
Element St. Paul maintains state-of-the-art machine shops fully equipped and dedicated to precision testing per your specification requirements. Our highly trained staff possesses extensive experience in engineering, mechanics, construction materials and metals science to ensure the highest quality anchor evaluations.
- ACI 355.2-04/355.2R-04
- ASTM C1354 / C1354M
- ASTM E 488
- ASTM E1512
- ICC-ES AC 01
- ICC-ES AC 58
- ICC-ES AC 70
- ICC-ES AC106
- ICC-ES AC193
- ICC-ES AC232
- ICC-ES AC308
- ICC-ES AC446
- City of Los Angeles, California
- Miami-Dade BCCO
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