February 16-17, 2023 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsor: Procore
Conference Sessions

Adhesive Anchoring systems for concrete in Canada – Updates

Date & Time: Thursday May 19, 2022
12:00 pm
Duration: 50 minutes
Location: Phoenix Room A
Registration: $50 + tax

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.

Presented by:
Sean Agresta
Sean Agresta , Field Engineering Manager, DEWALT Anchors and Fasteners
Mr. Sean Agresta joined the DEWALT team as a field engineer in the fall of 2012. He manages the field engineering team and is involved with all the aspects of the anchoring business. He is a member of CSA 23.3 Annex D Subcommittee on anchorage, a voting member of ACI 349-C – Nuclear Structures Anchorage, ACI C681 – Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector Certification, ACI 680C – Adhesive Anchor Installer Certification. He is also an Associate Member of ACI 355 – Anchorage to Concrete; Qualification, ACI 408 – Bond and Development of Steel Reinforcement. He graduated in 2006 from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON with a degree in Bachelor of Engineering Physics and Management and started his career as a sales engineer at Keyence Canada. Sean then moved on to several positions with Hilti Canada inc. from 2007 to 2012. He has been in the field of anchoring for 14 years.
Sponsored by:
DEWALT Anchors and Fasteners + ACI - Quebec & E.Ontario Chapter