Expanding bolt are made of nuts and bolts in the arm are usually made of lead. Anti-tamper expansion bolts made of steel and require special tools to install and remove from any material.
An expansion bolt is made up of a bolt, nut and a sleeve. Security expansion bolts usually have a steel cone mounted on the head of the bolt so it can not be removed.
Materials expand the bolt is made of is very important, because some of these bolts will often be used as an anchor and thus should be very strong and sturdy. They also have a coating that prevents corrosion, making them suitable for use in areas affected by bad weather and water.
Replacing the growing bolt is actually not a difficult process at all. First, holes need to be drilled and then cleaned so that no dust is left, as this may jeopardize the strength of the bolt. Bolt then hammered into the hole and then tightened the nut.
Expansion bolts have their own objectives and can only be used for specific purposes, and it is the same with other types of bolts.
Some other type of expansion bolts are there:
- Hex bolt is one of the most common types of screws available today and is widely used in the construction industry.
- Carriage bolts are most commonly used in wood construction and wood, such as Hex bolts, has a threaded shaft and requires the use of matching screw nuts.
- Eyebolts typically used to hang heavy equipment such as ceiling units lit or storage container and U-bolts are used to securely attach the pipe or other round objects for the structure.