LW-340 Malleable Iron Wedge Insert

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LW-340 Long Wedge Insert is suitable for use at the bottom of the slab or when additional vertical adjustability is needed.

  • Wedge inserts are embedded into concrete slabs.
  • Nail holes in the back of the insert allow easy nailing to forms.
  • When the forms are stripped, the open face of the insert is flush with the concrete.
  • The beveled head of the askew head bolt engages the internal wedge shape of the insert and produces an automatic tightening action when a load is placed on it.

AVAILABLE FINISHES:

  • Available Hot Dip Galvanized.

PERFORMANCE DATA:

Shear Tension Concrete Strength Torque
LW-340 17,305 lbs. 17,367 lbs. 4,125 psi 150 ft./lbs.

All values listed are ultimate capacities in pounds which should be reduced by a minimum safety factor of three to determine the allowable working loads.

ACCESSORY PRODUCT:

Askew Head Bolt

  • 3/4” dia. x 2”, 2-1/2”, 3” or 4” long.
  • Available Plain, Stainless Steel or Zinc Plated. Hot Galv available on special order.
  • Askew Head Bolt Performance Data:Carbon Steel
    Carbon Steel 60,000 psi minimum Tensile Strength
    Stainless Steel 70,000 psi minimum Tensile Strength