Fastening technology has attained a remarkable technical standard in recent decades, particularly in the field of expansion anchors. While fastening with expanded anchors for structural components of normalweight concrete is regulated by ETAG 001 and for masonry by the regulations of ETAG 020 and/or ETAG 029, there exist, unfortunately, no national or European regulations for lightweight aggregate concrete with closed structure (lightweight structural concrete).
Regulations for fastenings with
expansion anchors in lightweight aggregate concrete
In addition to the different structural and...