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1

what would you use a concrete wedge anchor for?

securing larger items to concrete

2

what would you use to secure larger items to concrete

concrete wedge anchor

3

what is a tapcon used for

- blue screw used for tapping into concrete

4

what would you use in wet concrete to allow connection of wood sill plate to concrete

J bolt

5

what is a J bolt used for

inserted into wet concrete to allow connection of wood sill plate to concrete

6

what would you use to nail into concrete?

Ram Set

7

what is a ram set

- shoots masonry nail into concrete by using .22 caliber charge

8

what 3 criteria must be considered when using a tapcon

1. fixture thickness
2. anchor embedment
-hole depth must be 1/4 deeper (allows for dust) and 1- 1/4" to 1 3/4" embedment
3. hole diameter: 3/16" anchor needs 5/32" diameter bit, 1/4" anchor needs 3/16" diameter bits

9

what is used to drill holes into concrete? how does this differ from regular drills?

carbide tipped drill bit; has high heat resistance vs traditional bit
-cannot use to drill steel

10

what should be used when mounting wood to concrete ?

-adjustable stand off post base - keep wood from touching concrete (prevents rotting)

11

what screw is used for drywall?

-phillips (star)

12

what fastener is use for ecoprem?

Torx

13

what screw is used for wood working/ deck screws

- Robertson (square)

14

what screw is used for ikea furniture

-allen (hexagon)

15

what is used to hang joists for framing

joist hanger

16

what does a joist hanger do?

-hangs joists for framing, secures ledger board on house or to beams

17

what is main use of post spike

-good for temporary posts, weak connection no long term application

18

what can be used for temporary fences?

post spike

19

name 3 types of screws

lag, decking, carriage bolt

20

name 3 types of nails

common, ring shank, spiral shank