New DOB Criteria for Post-Installed Anchors in Masonry


In its bulletin dated February 25, 2016, the NYC Department of Buildings establishes acceptance criteria for four types of post-installed anchors in masonry, including those used in securing scaffolding to buildings.

The four types of anchors addressed include:

• Grouted Anchor • Predrilled Fasteners (screw anchors)

• Expansion Anchor • Adhesive Anchor

For complete information on the post-installed anchor acceptance criteria in accordance with NYC Construction Codes, please click here.

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