TULSA, Okla. –  Hilti continues its dedication to bringing products to the contracting and engineering community that meet the latest requirements of the International Building Code (IBC) by obtaining the first post-installed compliance for IBC 2012.

The Hilti HDA Undercut Anchor is a highly reliable self-undercutting anchor. The International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has issued an updated ICC Evaluation Service Report for the Hilti HDA Undercut Anchor (ESR-1546), listing compliance with the Strength Design provisions of IBC 2012 and ACI 318-11, Appendix D. ESR-1546 can be downloaded from the ICC-ES website at www.icc-es.org and from the Hilti website at www.us.hilti.com/anchors.

The Strength Design procedures and calculations for post-installed and cast-in-place anchors are detailed in Appendix D of the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318). The IBC Building Codes and ACI 318 are published in 3-year cycles. IBC 2012 Building Code is intended to be used with ACI 318-11.

Hilti’s leading Strength Design software, PROFIS Anchor, has been developed to assist the anchor designer with post-installed and cast-in-place Strength Design calculations.

Hilti anticipates updating the ICC Evaluation Service Reports for their mechanical anchor portfolio to IBC 2012 by the end of May, 2012.

For more information on the Hilti HDA Undercut Anchor or other Hilti products, please contact Hilti Customer Service. From the U.S., call Hilti, Inc., at 1-800-879-8000 or visit www.us.hilti.com/engineering; from Canada, call Hilti (Canada) Corporation at 1-800-363-4458 or visit www.hilti.ca.
 

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