Testing Data Explained
Blind Bolt Testing Data
Due to the unique design of the Blind Bolt there are a number of different fixing combinations possible. Although the tensile strength of the Blind Bolt remains constant, the shear strength of the Blind Bolt can vary depending on the thickness of the material being clamped. These variations are explained below.
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This is the ultimate pullout force required for the bolt to fail when under a tensile load.
This is the ultimate force required for the bolt to fail when the shear plane, produced by the two materials being clamped, falls over the slotted portion of the Blind Bolt near the anchor when the bolt has been installed in the correct vertical alignment.
This is the ultimate force required for the bolt to fail when the shear plane, produced by the two materials being clamped, falls over the threaded portion of the bolt.