Two tests, but onlyfailone of them

Discussion in 'Civil Related Discussions' started by Wireless Estimator, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Wireless Estimator

    Wireless Estimator Administrator Staff Member

    When discussing the installation of rock anchors and the requisite testing, a number of contractors will talk about the equipment required to do their pull out test. What they are actually referring to is a performance test to ensure that the anchors don't pull out and can handle the load designs. A pull out test is where you purposely fail the anchor to determine the ultimate bond strength between the anchor and the rock and the grout.

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