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Capacities for Ordinary Bolts to BS449: Part 2


Type of Bolt Heads Shear Plane Postion Bolt Grade Grade of Connected Ply

Shear Plane in: Threads Bolt Grade: 8.8 Connected Ply Grade: S275 (43)
Dia Bolt Tension Shear Capacity at Bearing Capacity of Bolts in kN for End Distance e >= 2d Combined Capacity
of Tensile Capacity Pt at 187 N/mm2 Bolt Bearing Strength: 585 N/mm2 Shear Plane in Threads
Bolt Stress 281 N/mm2 in Threads Ply Bearing Strength: 250 N/mm2 Applied Calculated
d Area Shank Threads Single Double Thickness of Ply Passed Through in mm Tension Ft Shear Fs
mm mm2 kN kN kN kN 5 mm 6 mm 7 mm 8 mm 9 mm 10 mm 12.5 mm 15 mm 20 mm 25 mm kN kN
M 1.6 1.27 0.565 0.357 0.237 0.474 2.0 2.4 2.8 3.2 3.6 4.0 5.0 6.0 8.0 10.0 0.237
M2 2.07 0.883 0.582 0.387 0.774 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.3 7.5 10.0 12.5 0.387
M 2.5 3.39 1.38 0.953 0.634 1.268 3.1 3.8 4.4 5.0 5.6 6.3 7.8 9.4 12.5 15.6 0.634
M3 5.03 1.99 1.41 0.941 1.882 3.8 4.5 5.3 6.0 6.8 7.5 9.4 11.3 15.0 18.8 0.941
M4 8.78 3.53 2.47 1.64 3.28 5.0 6.0 7.0 8.0 9.0 10.0 12.5 15.0 20.0 25.0 1.64
M5 14.2 5.52 3.99 2.66 5.32 6.3 7.5 8.8 10.0 11.3 12.5 15.6 18.8 25.0 31.3 2.66
M6 20.1 7.95 5.65 3.76 7.52 7.5 9.0 10.5 12.0 13.5 15.0 18.8 22.5 30.0 37.5 3.76
M8 36.6 14.1 10.3 6.84 13.68 10.0 12.0 14.0 16.0 18.0 20.0 25.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 6.84
M 10 58 22.1 16.3 10.8 21.6 12.5 15.0 17.5 20.0 22.5 25.0 31.3 37.5 50.0 62.5 10.8
M 12 84.3 31.8 23.7 15.8 31.6 15.0 18.0 21.0 24.0 27.0 30.0 37.5 45.0 60.0 75.0 15.8
(M 14) 115 43.3 32.3 21.5 43 17.5 21.0 24.5 28.0 31.5 35.0 43.8 52.5 70.0 87.5 21.5
M 16 157 56.5 44.1 29.4 58.8 20.0 24.0 28.0 32.0 36.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 80.0 100.0 29.4
(M 18) 192 71.5 54 35.9 71.8 22.5 27.0 31.5 36.0 40.5 45.0 56.3 67.5 90.0 112.5 35.9
M 20 245 88.3 68.8 45.8 91.6 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 45.0 50.0 62.5 75.0 100.0 125.0 45.8
(M 22) 303 106.8 85.1 56.7 113.4 27.5 33.0 38.5 44.0 49.5 55.0 68.8 82.5 110.0 137.5 56.7
M 24 353 127.1 99.2 66 132 30.0 36.0 42.0 48.0 54.0 60.0 75.0 90.0 120.0 150.0 66
(M 27) 459 160.9 129 85.8 171.6 33.8 40.5 47.3 54.0 60.8 67.5 84.4 101.3 135.0 168.8 85.8
M 30 561 198.6 157.6 104.9 209.8 37.5 45.0 52.5 60.0 67.5 75.0 93.8 112.5 150.0 187.5 104.9
(M 33) 694 240.3 195 129.8 259.6 41.3 49.5 57.8 66.0 74.3 82.5 103.1 123.8 165.0 206.3 129.8
M 36 817 286 229.6 152.8 305.6 45.0 54.0 63.0 72.0 81.0 90.0 112.5 135.0 180.0 225.0 152.8
(M 39) 976 335.7 274.3 182.5 365 48.8 58.5 68.3 78.0 87.8 97.5 121.9 146.3 195.0 243.8 182.5
M 42 1120 389.3 314.7 209.4 418.8 52.5 63.0 73.5 84.0 94.5 105.0 131.3 157.5 210.0 262.5 209.4
(M 45) 1300 446.9 365.3 243.1 486.2 56.3 67.5 78.8 90.0 101.3 112.5 140.6 168.8 225.0 281.3 243.1
M 48 1470 508.5 413.1 274.9 549.8 60.0 72.0 84.0 96.0 108.0 120.0 150.0 180.0 240.0 300.0 274.9
(M 52) 1760 596.8 494.6 329.1 658.2 65.0 78.0 91.0 104.0 117.0 130.0 162.5 195.0 260.0 325.0 329.1
M 56 2030 692.1 570.4 379.6 759.2 70.0 84.0 98.0 112.0 126.0 140.0 175.0 210.0 280.0 350.0 379.6
(M 60) 2360 794.5 663.2 441.3 882.6 75.0 90.0 105.0 120.0 135.0 150.0 187.5 225.0 300.0 375.0 441.3
M 64 2680 904 753.1 501.2 1002.4 80.0 96.0 112.0 128.0 144.0 160.0 200.0 240.0 320.0 400.0 501.2
(M 68) 3060 1020.5 859.9 572.2 1144.4 85.0 102.0 119.0 136.0 153.0 170.0 212.5 255.0 340.0 425.0 572.2
Sizes shown in brackes are non preferred Font/Colour Key: Normal (Red): Bearing Critical; Bold (Blue): Bearing > Single Shear; Italic (Green): Bearing > Double Shear
Fasten449000527 Note: Bolts diameters shown in Bold represent the size range for structural design of buildings. 2000 Dr Shaiq Khan, Techno Consultants Ltd

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