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, and power-driven anchors. More than just a laboratory, Element engineers are actively involved in the concrete anchors industry, developing equipment and procedures to conduct cracked concrete anchor testing, a test now required by building standards nationwide. 

Helping your products succeed

Element Materials Technology 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. Choose Element testing and evaluation services for every stage of your product’s development.

Experts

Experts in Anchor Bolt Testing

Element anchor experts and engineers conduct anchor testing in accordance with standards and protocols established by:

Industry Standards
  • ASTM
  • ACI
  • ICC-ES
  • City of Los Angeles, California
  • Miami-Dade BCCO

Our methods are in accordance with ICC-ES AC193, ICC-ES AC308, ACI 355.2, and ASTM E488, as well as ICC-ES AC01, ICC-ES AC58, ICC-ES AC70, ICC-ES AC106, ASTM E1512, and all related specifications.

Services

Anchor Bolt Testing Methods

Element tests anchors in the following methods

Methods:
  • 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)
Locations

Element Anchor Bolt Testing Laboratories

Element St. Paul maintains state-of-the-art machine shops fully equipped and dedicated to precision testing per your specification requirements. In addition, our highly trained staff possesses extensive experience in engineering, mechanics, construction materials and metals science to ensure the highest quality anchor evaluations. 

Service Details

Anchor Testing, Concrete, Masonry & Stone Standards

  • 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 AC308

Ready to request a quote?

Our deliverable is certainty - high quality data, test reports and certificates that you can absolutely rely on when making decisions about your materials and compliance. Engage with an expert today.

Cta_Wide_1600x480

Our team of nearly 2,000 Engaged Experts working across the USA, Europe and Asia are ready to support you. How could we help you today?

Make an Inquiry