Kwik Bolt is a brand name of a wedge anchor. Kwik Bolts come in different types such as the Kwik bolt TZ, Kwik Bolt 3, stainless steel Kwik Bolt and long threaded Kwik Bolt. Equivalent Hilti Kwik Bolts and Hilti Kwik bolts. All can be found on Concretefasteners.com.
The Kwik bolt 3 standard threaded carbon steel wedge anchor is a versatile expansion anchor that is designed for use in solid concrete. The standard threaded carbon steel Kwik bolt comes in 6 diameters: 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4” and 1”. The Kwik bolt 3 standard thread carbon steel wedge anchor is made from carbon steel which is then zinc plated. It is packaged with the proper number and size of nuts and washers.
Kwik bolts 3 long threaded carbon steel wedge anchors allow flexibility in different applications with thread lengths up to 7” long. The Kwik bolt 3 long thread carbon steel wedge anchor is manufactured in the same number of diameters as the standard Kwik bolt 3 carbon steel. It is also packaged with the correct size and number of nuts and washers. The longer thread length of the Kwik bolt 3 long thread carbon steel allows the wedge anchor to be used in applications where leveling or shimming is required.
The Kwik bolt 3 standard thread 304 stainless steel wedge anchor provides better rust resistance than the standard thread carbon steel Kwik bolt 3. The stainless steel 304 standard threaded Kwik bolts comes in six diameters and lengths ranging from 1-3/4” to 7”. Each package of Kwik bolts 3 standard thread 304 stainless steel wedge anchor comes packaged with the correct number and diameter of 304 stainless steel nuts and washers. View a larger variety of diameters and lengths of wedge anchors equivalent to the Kwik bolt 3.
For some applications, long threads are required and the Kwik bolts 3, 304 stainless steel long threaded anchor helps meet those needs. At the same time, they give better rust resistance over the standard carbon steel Kwik bolt 3. The thread length of the Kwik bolts 3 long thread 304 stainless steel includes thread length up to 7” long. It is excellent for use in applications where shimming or leveling is required. Extra lengths, as well as options on thread lengths, are available.
To offer the best rust resistance of any Kwik bolt, the Kwik bolt 3 is manufactured in a 316 stainless steel. The Kwik bolt 3, 316 stainless steel is only available in the standard thread length and comes in the same six diameters as the standard carbon steel and 304 stainless steel Kwik bolts. Each size anchor comes packaged with 316 stainless steel nuts and washer in the correct diameter and number.
The Kwik Bolt TZ is a special Kwik bolt designed and especially suited for use in cracked concrete and seismic applications and has the ICC approvals. The Kwik bolt TZ comes in diameters of 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8” and 3/4” and in a number of different lengths depending on the diameter of Kwik bolt TZ purchased. The Kwik bolt TZ is more expensive than the standard Kwik bolt 3 carbon steel and does not come in as many diameters or lengths. For alternatives to the Kwik bolt TZ, call 216-357-7433.
Manufactured with 304 stainless steel, the Kwik bolt TZ SS304 provides added rust resistance over the standard Kwik bolt TZ. When fastening applications in the outdoors or where moisture is present, the Kwik bolt TZ SS304 will give excellent rust resistance. The Kwik bolt TZ SS304 comes in the same four (4) diameters as the standard Kwik bolt TZ and comes packaged with the correct number of 304 stainless steel nuts and washer.
The Kwik bolt is an expansion anchor that is designed for use in solid concrete. The hole size to be drilled in the concrete is the same diameter as the Kwik bolt being used. All Kwik bolts use the standard national coarse threaded nut and a standard USE flat washer that are manufactured from the same steel as the Kwik bolt being used.
To purchase equivalent type wedge expansion anchors, check out wedge anchor technical information.
As with any anchoring project, it is important to keep safety in mind and follow instructions carefully. Always remember to wear safety goggles, handle all tools with extra care and follow all technical specifications. This article is meant to serve only as a basic explanation of concrete fasteners. Always refer to manufacturer's instructions or consult a contracting expert during any anchoring project.