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 is the minimum distance that the bolt is able to clamp.

This is calculated from the overall thickness of all materials being clamped.

Maximum Fixing Thickness

This is the maximum distance that the bolt is able to clamp.

This is calculated from the overall thickness of all materials being clamped.

Anchor Clearance

This is the minimum distance required for the successful deployment of the Blind Bolt's anchor.

Careful attention must be payed to this criteria when fixing into Steel Hollow Sections to prevent the anchor catching on the section wall.

Depth Clearance

Depth Clearance is the minimum distance required within a cavity to allow the Blind Bolt's anchor to deploy.

Careful attention must be payed to this criteria when fixing into Steel Hollow Sections to prevent the bolt reaching the opposite section wall before the anchor has deployed.

Hole Centers

This is the minimum distance required between bolts when installing multiple Blind Bolt's.


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