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Used in conjunction with anchoring adhesive and screen tubes, adhesive shear tubes transfer anchor shear loads over a larger area, reducing localized crushing in unreinforced masonry installations. Required for thru bolt applications per ICC-ES’s unreinforced masonry anchorage “Configuration C” detail. For detailed installation instructions refer to the appropriate adhesive anchor ICC-ES report.

adhesive shear tube

Shear Tubes

Configuration C

Configuration C (as seen in conjunction with some anchoring adhesive load tables)


Sources: ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes 2nd Edition, Inch Fastener Standards 8th Edition, Simpson Strong-Tie Anchoring and Fastening Systems for Concrete and Masonry,

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