Adhesive Anchoring systems for concrete in Canada – Updates
Anchoring systems are a critical part of connecting various structural and non-structural components to concrete and other materials. Common challenges and practical steps for adhesive anchors and new technologies will be discussed. CSA A23.3-19 is the latest update to the standard: Design of Concrete Structures. This presentation will reflect on the update to the Annex D, Anchorage. Topics covered will include: updates to the Annex, how are products qualified and tested for use with the Annex (post-installed specific), Certifications that are covered within the Annex (AAI). The presentation will conclude with an overview of the adhesive anchors installer certification program as currently offered by the American Concrete Institute Quebec and E. Ontario.