A large number of unique seismic qualification tests were performed on different types of expansion anchors to determine their seismic capabilities. These tests followed the requirements of the Canadian CSA N287.2 as well as the ASTM E 488 Standards. Expansion anchors ranging in diameter from 1/4 to 11/4 in. were subjected to this seismic qualification testing. Strategically designed and standardised concrete blocks were manufactured to receive each expansion anchor. The anchors were installed according to th…
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