Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
What are the tolerances for F1554 anchor bolts?
In our Live Chat
, numerous customers have asked us about tolerances under the F1554 specification
relating to things like diameter, length, straightness, and many other parameters. Read More...
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Do F1554 anchor bolts come in stainless steel?
The answer to this question is no. As stated in Section 1.1, the F1554 specification covers various configurations of, “…carbon, carbon boron, alloy, or high-strength alloy steel anchor bolts.” Read More...
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Are there straightness tolerances for ASTM F1554 anchor bolts?
No. The ASTM F1554 specification defines tolerance ranges for various dimensional requirements such as thread dimensions, thread length variance, overall length, (and in the case of bent anchor bolts) bend section, hook length, and bend length. Read More...
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
What should I do if my order arrives damaged or late and whose responsibility is it to file a claim against the carrier?
Let’s begin by addressing responsibility for filing a claim. Read More...
Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
What information do I need to provide when ordering tie-rods or requesting a quotation to ensure that I receive the correct product?
Tie-rod assemblies can be very complicated and confusing to someone who does not deal with them on a routine basis. Read More...
Thursday, January 12th, 2012
What is the difference between the two types of anchor bolt sleeves that Portland Bolt stocks?
Portland Bolt inventories two different lines of anchor bolt sleeves, Wilson and Contec.
Monday, January 9th, 2012
What forms of payment does Portland Bolt accept?
Portland Bolt cannot ship an order until it has been paid for in some fashion. Read More...
Friday, January 6th, 2012
Can I get a copy of the Certification documents before I place my order?
This question comes up with some regularity at Portland Bolt and by necessity the answer is no. Read More...
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
There are a variety of different types of construction projects that require domestically manufactured (U.S.-made) products, including bolts. There are three main pieces of legislation that mandate “domestic” products. Read More...
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Question: What is an “A193 Class 2″ heavy hex bolt and how do I order them?
Answer: ASTM A193 is a specification for alloy and stainless steel fasteners for high temperature service, high pressure service, or both. Within the A193 specification there are multiple grades of bolts made from either alloy or stainless steel. Read More...