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Designation: F 1554 – 99

Standard Specification for
Anchor Bolts, Steel, 36, 55, and 105-ksi Yield Strength1
This standard is issued under the fixed designation F 1554; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of
original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A
superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.

1. Scope* A 563 Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Nuts5
1.1 This specification covers straight and bent, headed and A 673/A673M Specification for Sampling Procedure for
headless, carbon, carbon boron, alloy, or high-strength low- Impact Testing of Structural Steel6
alloy steel anchor bolts (also known as anchor rods). The A 751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for
anchor bolts are furnished in three strength grades, two thread Chemical Analysis of Steel Products4
classes, and in the sizes specified in Section 4. B 695 Specification for Coatings of Zinc Mechanically
1.2 The anchor bolts are intended for anchoring structural Deposited on Iron and Steel7
supports to concrete foundations. Such structural supports D 3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging8
include building columns, column supports for highway signs, F 436 Specification for Hardened Steel Washers5
street lighting and traffic signals, steel bearing plates, and F 606 Test Methods for Determining the Mechanical Prop-
similar applications. erties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners,
1.3 Supplementary requirements are included to provide for Washers, and Rivets5
Grade 55 weldable steel, permanent manufacturers and grade 2.2 Research Council on Structural Connections Stan-
identification, and impact properties for Grades 55 and 105. dard:9
1.4 Zinc coating requirements are included in Section 7 for Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or
applications requiring corrosion protection. A490 Bolts
1.5 The recommended grade and style of nut and washer are 2.3 ANSI/ASME Standards:10
included in 6.6 and 6.7 for each grade. B 1.1 Unified Screw Threads
1.6 This specification does not cover the requirements for B 1.3 Screw Thread Gaging Systems for Dimensional Ac-
mechanical expansion anchors, powder-activated nails or ceptability
studs, or anchor bolts fabricated from deformed bar. B 18.2.2 Square and Hex Nuts
1.7 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded B 18.18.2M Inspection and Quality Assurance for High
as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for Volume Machine Assembly Fasteners
information only. 3. Terminology
2. Referenced Documents 3.1 Definitions of Terms Specific to This Standard:
2.1 ASTM Standards: 3.1.1 anchor bolt—a steel rod or bar, one end of which is
A 153 Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and intended to be cast in concrete, while the opposite end is
Steel Hardware2 threaded and projects from the concrete, for anchoring other
A 194/A194M Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel material to the concrete. The end cast in concrete may be either
Nuts for Bolts for High-Pressure and High-Temperature straight or provided with an anchor such as a bent hook, forged
Service3 head, or a tapped or welded attachment to resist forces imposed
A 370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing on the anchor bolt, as required.
of Steel Products4

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This specification is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee F-16 on Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 01.08.
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Fasteners and is the direct responsibility of Subcommittee F16.02 on Steel Bolts, Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 01.04.
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Nuts, Rivets, and Washers. Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 02.05.
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Current edition approved May 10, 1999. Published July 1999. Originally Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 15.09.
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published as F 1554 – 94. Last previous edition F 1554 – 97. Available from Research Council on Structural Connections, c/o Industrial
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Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 01.06. Fasteners Institute, 1717 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114.
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Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 01.01. Available from American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd St., 13th
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Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 01.03. Floor, New York, NY 10036.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.
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13 Test reports. ASTM designations including issue date. available from stock. zinc coated by hot dipping 5.1 Process—Steel for anchor bolts shall be made by the as follows: open-hearth. if anchor bolts shall conform to the requirements of Specification required. or electric-furnace process.1. Size Range. from exposed end.11 Inspection at place of manufacture. anchor bolts. 5.1 are required. (See 4. each with one zinc-coated nut and washer. the anchor 5. 5. the anchor bolts may be heat treated to 55 75–95 (517–655) 55 (380) ⁄ –4 (6.0-in.1 Orders for anchor bolts should include the following or hot bending. this may be the manufacturer.2 Name of product (steel anchor bolt).4.) operations.1. 5. or no preference.) 6. or other process affecting drawing showing the required information. 55. Grade 55. 5. mechanically chaser. welding. and threading 15. bolt length. (See the party that performs the cutting. or ground at Tensile Strength. and dimensions if other than standard. tempering (stress relieve) temperature of the heat-treat process 5.5 responsible party—see Section 18. if required.1. Materials and Manufacture minimum yield strength and two classes denoting thread class 6.1.2 Hot bending performed on bar stock without heat tends to perform destructive tests on finished anchor bolts.4 Bending: 6. hooks. steel manufacturer or supplier. (mm) the option of the manufacturer.8 Other Coatings—Specify other protective coatings. 5.1.0-8-in.5 Copper. F 1554 – 99 3. 1A anchor bolts with Class 1A threads 6.1. 6. that is.1 When required. coating.1.2. if different from the standard in 19.1 When required.1. if copper bearing steel is required. 4.1 Unless otherwise specified. or provide a ment. bolt and nuts to the purchaser. and length of hook if a hook is required.12 Color coding. Grade 36 is ordered. long.1.4 The bending shall not reduce the cross-sectional area 5. if required.4 purchaser—the purchaser of the finished anchor bolt. 6. 5.5 Secondary Processing—If a subcontractor.10 Number of washers. 2 . or 105 and at any location during hot bending and shall be allowed to air Class 1A or 2A.1.1.3. the anchor bolts shall supplier’s option. either the total number or number per style for each grade and size of anchor bolt as follows: bolt. the transformation temperature and then tempering by reheat- mentary Requirement SI. surface finish.1. hot dip. especially for the sizes and types not readily allowed to air cool after bending. deposited. be heat treated by quenching in a liquid medium from above 4.3 Hot bending performed on heat-treated bar stock shall 5. The bent portion shall be free from cracks when information: examined at 103 magnification after bending.4. Grade ksi (MPa) min. Classification 4. 5.2 Weldable steel for Grade 55 is provided for in Supple. Class 3.3. (See 7.1. all nuts used on these 5.3 Heat Treatment: 36A 58–80 (400–558) 36 (248) ⁄ –4 (6. 3. (See 7. 6. When zinc bolts shall be inspected and tested after such processing by the coatings in accordance with 7.1. performs heat treat- length. that is. unless otherwise specified.1.1. 5. the treatment shall not have the temperature exceed 1300°F manufacturer should be advised so that an adequate number are (705°C) at any location during hot bending and shall be produced.6 Recommended Nuts: to be coated as measured from the exposed end. cut. the properties or performance of the anchor bolts.1.) Also.0-in. below that required in 10.15 Special requirements.1. Heat treatment shall be at the Class option of the manufacturer. Suppplementary Requirement S 1.1.) A 194 or A 563 and shall be of the grade.1. 4. hook.2 manufacturer—the manufacturer of the anchor bolt. thread size by 15-in. or party threads (based on nominal thread diameter).4. shall be made by cold bending 5. 3. Ordering Information 6. basic-oxygen.6 Size and Dimensions—Include the diameter and 6.4–76) develop the specified properties.1 The anchor bolts are furnished in three grades denoting 6.4 Grade and class. specify the length 6.1.2 Threading—Threads shall be rolled. 1.1.4–102) 14 6. ing to a temperature not less than 800°F (425°C) for Grade 55 and 1100°F (593°C) for Grade 105.1.) 3. or his designated agent. if required.1. test report required. not have the temperature come within 100°F (56°C) of the 5.3 When heat treatment is required.6.9 Number of nuts. a weldable Grade 55 may be furnished at the 6. either the total number or number per bolt. 3.1. ksi (MPa) in.3. bending. Weldable Grade 55 may be furnished when cool after bending.2 Heat treatment may be performed prior to or after 2A anchor bolts with Class 2A threads bending or threading.3 producer—the manufacturer of the steel rods or bars.6 supplier—the agent who furnishes the finished anchor 2A.0 in. specify the zinc party responsible for supplying the anchor bolts to the pur- coating process to be used.4. machining. thread length. A When Grade 36 is specified. Yield Strength.3 ASTM designation and year of issue.1 Quantity (Number of Pieces)—If the purchaser in- 6. if required.7 Zinc coatings in accordance with 7. Description 6.14 Supplementary requirements. thread other than the manufacturer or producer.1. and 5. Grade 36.3. 5. this may be the NOTE 1—An example of a typical order follows: 5000 pieces. (See 17.4–102) 14 105 125–150 (862–1034) 105 (724) 1⁄4 –3 (6.

min.26 0. or a mechanically deposited zinc Product A 0.7.2 The requirements for the recommended grade and 8.05 0.0 A Heavy Hex A Hvy Hex 8. made shall conform to the tensile properties listed in Table 3.1 forming to the requirements listed in Table 1 for Grade 36 and Grade Size. and the supplier’s option is limited Sulfur. % (when 7.4–38) A Hex A Hex over 11⁄2 –4. on Structural Connections.1. and mechanically deposited. fied in 7. the body diameter shall not be less than the minimum pitch diameter for the thread class.1 Zinc.06 Copper. Element Over 11⁄2 to To 3⁄4 (20).29 0.1 and 10.2. to the tensile properties listed in Table 3 for tests on machined 6. 55 1⁄4 –11⁄2 (6.3 When anchor bolts are specified to be zinc coated.06 0. incl in accordance with the requirements of Class 50 of Specifica- tion B 695. % Threaded components (bolts and nuts) shall be coated by the Heat 0.3 Anchor bolts made from low-carbon martensitic steel over 11⁄2 –4. hot dip. the supplier may Product 0. mechanically deposited. Class C.04 0.18 0. incl 4 (40 to 100).60–0. Type 1 9. strength specified for the anchor bolt.7.1 Coatings other than the zinc coatings specified in 7.2. based on the requirements specified in 10. Protective Coatings 1A or 2A. Mechanical Properties 6.54–0.1 Nominal Size—The nominal anchor bolt diameter shall sions greater than oversize or short slot as defined by the Research Council be the same as the nominal thread diameter.05 0. 6.98 coating in accordance with Specification B 695.2 When hot-dip is specified. the purchaser shall specify the zinc 10.7 Recommended Washers: 9.2 Other Coatings: Product 0. Class 50. % to one process per item. for example.1 is met. TABLE 1 Chemical Requirements for Grade 36 ments of Class C of Specification A 153. (mm) Grade Style Grade Style Table 2 for Grades 55 and 105.90 0. % Heat 0. 7. Over 3⁄4 to 11⁄2 ers shall be zinc coated by the mechanical deposition process incl (20 to 40). A Optional with the manufacturer but shall be compatible with weldable steel.06 0.4.2.2. Plain Zinc Coated in 8.05 7. 10. in.2. 10. Class 2A shall be furnished when the Specification A 153. 10. Heat 0.0 DH Heavy Hex DH Hvy Hex selenium. mum major diameter when threads are cut.54–0. max.1 through 8. Phosphorus. conforming to the requirements of Specification F 436. The chemical grades or styles listed in Specification A 194 or A 563 having composition thus determined shall conform to the requirements a proof load stress equal to or higher than the minimum tensile specified in 8.2 Grade 55 ordered as weldable shall conform to the (38–102) requirements specified in Supplementary Requirement S1.1 Anchor bolts shall have a chemical composition con- in.2.27 0.2 The complete specification shall be included as part of Product 0. Class 50.7.1 Bars—The bars or rods from which the anchor bolts are in the inquiry and the order (see Note 2). % A Heat 0.1 are required. Chemical Composition Hot-Dip or Mechanical Anchor Bolt Grade and Size.2 The body diameter shall not be less than the mini- 7. Class C.30 0. Diameter. in. over 11⁄2 –3. max. except that the anchor bolts.3 When mechanically deposited is specified. Heat 0. the fasteners shall be zinc coated by the hot-dip process in accordance with the require. designated by the purchaser and specified in 7.1 specified) shall be as specified by the purchaser on the purchase order. F 1554 – 99 Specification A 563 Recommended Nut 8.20 7.4–38) A Hex A Hvy Hex 8.1 The washer material and dimensions shall be specified 9.04 0.5 Product analyses may be made by the purchaser from style of nut may be fulfilled by furnishing a nut of one of the finished anchor bolts representing each heat.04 Product 0. coating process for the washers need not be the same as that for the anchor bolts and nuts.2. 6.90 Specification A 153. 7.4 The application of heats of steel to which bismuth. or no preference. 105 1⁄4 –11⁄2 (6.1.1 When threads are rolled.2 Unless the requirement of 6.1.4–38) D Hex DH Hvy Hex 8. the specimens and Table 4 for axial tests on full-size threaded washers shall be zinc coated as specified in 7.2 Body Diameter: Bolts.) 10. require design consideration. washers except when heat treated after bending or threading. Anchor Bolt Dimensions NOTE 2—Washers used on anchor bolts. 3 . max. tellurium. (mm) 7. installed in holes with dimen.4 When no preference is specified.05 0.20 0.18 the purchase order when other coatings are specified. Specification B 695.3 The minimum body diameters are listed in Table 5 coating process. with no mixed processes in a lot.2 Anchor Bolts—The finished anchor bolts shall conform shall be furnished.28 7.1.60–0. 36 1⁄4 –11⁄2 (6.2.20 0. the fasten.18 0.7. or lead has been added intentionally shall (38–76) not be permitted.1.1.6.98 0. thread class is not specified.31 furnish either a hot-dip zinc coating in accordance with Manganese.0 A Heavy Hex A Hvy Hex (38–102) shall not be permitted.05 same zinc-coating process. (For guidance refer to Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A 325 or A 490 10. (mm) accordance with 7.1 When zinc-coated anchor bolts with the coating speci. 6. Carbon.05 0. Hot Dip or Mechanically Deposited— ANSI/ASME B 1.

2 Lot Definition: 4 . anchor bolts having a nominal diam- Phosphorous. burrs. seams.4.20 0. Class TABLE 3 Tensile Properties for Bars and Machined Specimens 50: Grade 11.7. and they shall have Class 1A or 2A 13. % furnished when the class is not specified. incl 40 22 −45 over 21⁄2 to 3 in.1.4.18 ANSI/ASME B 1. generally 11. −0. gage tolerance plus) shall be used to verify compli- ance. (50 mm). Number of Tests and Retests anchor bolt is required to be zinc coated. Thread Dimensions finished anchor bolt tensile properties. (200 mm). Element Heat Analysis Product Analysis 11. (600 mm) or less. 6. and damage to the gage.1 Uncoated Anchor Bolts: 13. where following the application of light machine oil to prevent galling Ab = cross-sectional area in the bend.1. Class C. laps.1. Specification A 153.1. and that specified more than +1. (50 to 63 mm).5 Bend Angle—The bend angle of hooks shall not vary application. (0. (13 mm). Class 2A shall be Composition. shall be 10. 1).1. (25.00 D = major diameter. conducted by the steel tice. the length of zinc 13.4 to 50 mm).1 Anchor bolts shall be commercially smooth and free of 10 % of the specified hook length. (13 mm) for lengths 24 in. the minor diameter. 10. the pitch and Reduction of Area.6. Nuts” in Specification A 563. (200 mm) applies to bars.2.4 (requiring overtapped nuts. Assembly of the gage shall be possible with hand effort.3 Thread Length—The thread length shall not vary from in the plane of the bend. shall be the specified length 61⁄2 in. anchor bolts hot dip or 36 55 105 mechanically zinc coated in accordance with 7. whichever 10.4 Length: in accordance with System 21 or ANSI/ASME B 1.1 Testing Responsibility: coating shall not be less than that specified on the order.3 Bend Section—The bend section of bent anchor bolts 11.2 Anchor Bolts Zinc Coated in Accordance With 7.0 in.3 The purchaser shall be permitted to perform any of 11. max 0. min. min. Workmanship mm) for longer bolts (see Fig. %A 20 18 12 Elongation in 2 in.1.5 mm) may be specified to have Sulfur.0 in. In case of dispute. (50 mm) in the table entitled “Thread Dimensions and Overtapping Allowances for applies to tests on machined specimens.1. to the inside of the hook. or length otherwise specified. when overtapped the diametral allowance for the thread series listed A Elongation in 8 in. a calibrated thread ring gage of the of straight portions. incl 40 20 45 NOTE 3—Zinc-coated nuts of the grade and style recommended in over 3 to 4 in.6 shall be as specified by the purchaser.4 Thread Gaging System—Thread acceptability shall be 10. %A 23 21 15 After zinc coating.25pD·d tolerance. max 0. or 61⁄2 in. (6.048 eter greater than 1. and at 90 mm). and Specification B 695.00 in. min (when Cu is 0. they shall be in requirements of this specification and the purchaser order.2 When tolerances are not specified..040 0.1.1 (Class X the following formula: Ab= 0.050 0. Elongation in 8 in. see Note 3) shall be the Yield strength. 11.7 Other Dimensions: is the responsible party as defined in Section 18.3.. ksi 58–80 75–95 125–150 Tensile strength. and they shall have Class 2A tolerances. and due to the zinc buildup.2 Reports of tension tests.2. producer on bar stock used to manufacture the anchor bolts without additional heat treatment. min.1 through 10. Elongation in 2 in. specified) 11.1 The overall length of straight anchor bolts. and other injurious manufacturing whichever is greater. (76 to 102 mm). have been conducted to determine compliance with all of the 10. will develop the bolt tensile strength required in Table 4 of this specification. at the same cross section as. % major diameters for hot-dip zinc-coated anchor bolts shall not 1⁄4 to 2 in. MPa (0. (25.058 threads conforming to the 8-Thread Series (8 UN Series) in Copper. ksi (0.1 Tolerances for dimensions other than those given in responsible for conducting or ensuring that the required tests 10. 10. uncoated threads shall be the tests and inspections listed in this specification or the Unified Coarse Thread Series as specified in the latest issue of purchaser order.2 % offset) 36 55 105 Unified Coarse Thread Series and shall have Class 1A or 2A Yield strength.6 Coated Length—When only the exposed end of the 13.2. before zinc coating.1. degrees to. as specified by the purchaser.6 12. min. incl 40 18 . unless 10. ANSI/ASME B 1.1 The anchor bolt manufacturer or supplier. d = minor (or minimum) diameter at any point.5 mm).1 Unless otherwise specified. (25 12. 11. F 1554 – 99 TABLE 2 Chemical Requirements for Grades 55 and 105 tolerances. 13. (63 to 76). may be used to qualify the 11. as specified by the purchaser.1 Unless otherwise specified. defects that would make them unsuitable for the intended 10.1.2 When required.2 % offset) 248 380 724 threads. MPa (400–552) (517–655) (862–1034) 7. 13. 10. The area in the bend shall be calculated by same size as the oversize limit specified in 11.2 Thread conformance shall be verified during manu- shall have a cross-sectional area not less than 90 % of the area facture.1. cracks. accordance with the manufacturer’s documented standard prac.1 through Tensile strength. incl 40 30 45 exceed the dimensions listed in Table 6. over 2 to 21⁄2 in. from that specified by more than 65 degrees.7.2 The length of hooks shall be the specified length. min. and 61 in.

.8–69. (44.BC Strength.226 13.3 75.10 412–568 256 532–674 390 . D Anchor bolts to 13⁄4 in.1–18.2.2 2.405 81.2–72. F 1554 – 99 TABLE 4 Axial Tensile Properties for Full-Size Anchor Bolts Anchor Bolt Grade 36 55 105 Threads/ Nominal Size.5 57.8 5.6 34.66 560–773 348 724–918 531 . ..6 11⁄8 7 UNC 0.1 35.5–119.1 will not develop the tensile strength in Table 4 when the bolt and nut dimensions approach the minimum material limits of ANSI/ASME B 1.2.462 26.0 232–320 144 300–380 220 500–600 420 23⁄4 4 UNC 4.0 43.0–31.75 3.34 600–827 372 776–982 569 . 33⁄4 8 UN 10.8 45.. Thread conformance in accordance with Table 7 and Table 8 on each lot de- fined in 13..969 56..0 27.8–37.0 125–150 105 11⁄2 8 UN 1.9 5⁄8 11 UNC 0. .6 8.4 142–180 104.93 286–394 177 370–468 271 616–740 518 3 4 UNC 5.2–75.1 7⁄8 9 UNC 0.3 121–145 102 11⁄2 6 UNC 1.2.2–33.4 53.89–2.. 33⁄4 4 UNC 9.8–7.2.5 7. fined in 13.2 Coating weight and 13.0 55. Overall compliance 13.0 1.81 685–945 425 886–1122 650 .4 98. as defined in 13.3 14.0–95.33 483–666 300 625–791 458 .763 44.9 63.7 112–142 82..1 for thread series that have been qualified for strength when the nuts are overtapped to the limits stated in 11.5 83. min.0 77.334 19.3–61.14 1⁄2 13 UNC 0. 13.. 4 8 UN 11. See 11.69 446–615 277 577–731 423 ..1. if heat treated.1 having the same diameter.5 21.4 80.8 17.6 105.1 11⁄4 7 UNC 0.000 58.3 176–216 148 13⁄4 5 UNC 1. Stress Area. A Stress areas extracted from ANSI/ASME B 1.08 643–886 399 831–1053 609 .1419 8. klbf min.4 5. klbf min.34 3⁄8 16 UNC 0.4–114. The maxi.4 59.0–80..2.5 1 8 UNC 0.8–118.2 mum lot size traceable to final inspection shall not be larger Workmanship than 250 000 pieces.2.3 48.90 110–152 68. ... and.0775 4.2 in..98–4.56 206–285 128 267–338 196 445–534 374 21⁄2 8 UN 4.1 10.606 35.15 2..6–43.7 3⁄4 10 UNC 0. 8 Thread Series (8 UN)D 11⁄8 8 UN 0.6 33.5–112.B klbf min... ..7 208–263 152 346–416 291 21⁄4 8 UN 3.50 145–200 90.A in.27 3.9 72.9 23.B klbf Strength. C Yield strength measured at 0.7 18.492 86.1 Bar Stock Tensile Tests—For tensile tests conducted Test Number of Tests by the steel producer on bars to be used for the manufacture of Composition one per heat.1 8.25 188–260 117 244–309 179 406–488 341 21⁄2 4 UNC 4.5 42.4–26.0 11⁄4 8 UN 1.36 4. .. 4 4 UNC 11...BC Strength.2. Dimensions quently submitted for final inspection at one time. Yield Yield Tensile Tensile Tensile Yield Strength.2 28.0 75..4 28.B klbf Strength.6–13.5 34..51 378–521 234 488–618 358 814–976 684 31⁄4 8 UN 7.7–11.1 53..790 45.BC Strength.7 12.0 95. klbf Unified Coarse Thread Series (UNC) ⁄ 14 20 UNC 0. Bar stock one per lot. B Tensile properties calculated from the tensile requirements given in Table 3.96 520–717 323 672–851 493 .... 31⁄2 8 UN 8.3 Test Frequency: 13.5 mm) and larger with 8 UN threads and the nuts overtapped to the limits stated in 11.7–92.1 17.2.2.5 12.8–50.9 156–198 114 260–312 218 2 8 UN 2.0 188–238 138 312–375 262 21⁄4 4 ⁄2 UNC 1 3..77 161–222 99.54 1.3..44 258–355 160 333–422 244 555–666 466 23⁄4 8 UN 5.2–48.2–11.43 315–434 195 407–516 299 679–815 570 3 8 UN 6. minimum Tensile tests anchor bolts.0 25.4 41.5 238–285 200 2 41⁄2 UNC 2.0 16.1 and B 18.0–21.2 % offset.9 25..4 57. . in.2–77.08 121–166 74.97 346–478 215 448–567 328 746–896 627 31⁄4 4 UNC 7.0318 1.1 186–224 157 13⁄4 8 UN 2.0–133.8–63.4–57..26 9.1. .8–90. heat treated in Anchor bolts in accordance with Table 7 and Table 8 on each lot de- the same furnace lot.4–3.0 36..1 The number of tests shall be as follows and in Table 7 and Table 8: 5 . a lot shall consist of bars from the same heat.2..5–6.2 All Other Tests—A lot is a quantity of product of one thickness part number made by the same production process and subse.4 50. 31⁄2 4 UNC 8. .7–21.

2141 21⁄2 4 UNC 2. in.9087 1..3812 1.9609 8 Thread Series (8UN) 11⁄8 8 UN .1468 1.6085 1. Nominal Size.9641 21⁄4 41⁄2 UNC 2. in.7252 2 8 UN .4612 23⁄4 4 UNC 2.4436 11⁄2 6 0.7682 0..8385 1.1439 1.7966 3.2108 0.7250 Specification A 153.3241 2.0466 3.5739 2.024 1.3 using develop the tensile load specified in Table 4.6052 3⁄4 10 UNC 0.020 0. 2.050 2.0680 3.5844 from ANSI/ASME B 1. 31⁄2 4 0..4074 3.6342 found in final inspection.2324 4 8 UN .8172 3.2249 Threads/in.1 If. on receipt of anchor bolts.4753 FIG. an acceptance number of zero.024 1.1528 description as shown in Table 8.050 3.2719 1.022 0.9028 21⁄4 4.024 1.7248 ⁄ 14 20 0. The acceptance criterion shall then be given in Specification A 563. 3. Test Methods thread dimension and the anchor bolt manufacturer or supplier 14.6434 0.5 Purchaser’s Inspection: ability shall be as follows: a full-size axial tension test shall be 13..6580 2.1 Chemical Composition—Chemical analysis shall be contests the findings.5.9755 11⁄8 7 UNC 1.. the final determination of thread accept. shall be based on the quantity of anchor bolts of a given 2 4.4435 0.2967 3. Hot-Dip Zinc Coated in Accordance With 21⁄2 8 UN . 21⁄2 4 0. Diametral Zinc Anchor Bolt Diameter. zero discrepancies in this larger sample.4749 33⁄4 8 UN .050 3.2254 11⁄2 8 UN .A Major Pitch 31⁄2 8 UN .7946 0. the number of tests for all requirements..3177 3. 11⁄2 8 0.8229 3.8951 0.9748 3⁄8 16 0.3266 0..2251 Thread Dimensions.024 1. min.020 0.1 for Class 1A and Footnote 5 for Class 2A. max.5165 0..8237 2.9070 3.. Threads/ Rolled ThreadsA Cut ThreadsB in. Class C 3 8 UN ..2 If the nonconforming characteristic in 13. 6 .1597 1.1.4685 A Minimum body diameter is the same as minimum pitch diameter.3.2110 31⁄2 4 UNC 3.3845 13..0982 11⁄4 7 UNC 1.1667 13.0220 0. 3.9100 0. he may sample the lot for such manufacturer’s or supplier’s expense.2649 0.0471 1.3843 13.6744 0...6344 when bar stock tests are not available or applicable or heat 3 4 0. in.7914 0.4703 13⁄4 5 UNC 1.050 4.024 1.3907 0.018 0.8433 1..027 1..1343 treatment is performed after threading or bending.5686 2.0882 2.4822 5⁄8 11 UNC 0.1476 1.5730 3.4082 2..4411 0. Extracted 7⁄8 9 0.3190 2.1469 1.3287 0. 2.. 3.8183 2.3.3233 3. 13.4610 33⁄4 4 UNC 3.5.7288 7⁄8 9 UNC 0.6571 3.017 0.0734 3.. 1.2367 3⁄8 16 UNC 0.050 2.4163 tained..6040 1.9067 0.0657 11⁄8 7 0. conducted in accordance with Test Methods A 751.9077 2.4 Retests—If a single nonconforming characteristic is 33⁄4 4 0.8229 from ANSI/ASME B 1.1004 11⁄4 8 UN . the lot may be resampled for this 4 4 0.050 3.5246 1.0468 2.3595 1⁄2 13 UNC 0. 2. 1.8842 characteristic with a sample four times the size of the original A These values are the same as the overtap requirements for zinc-coated nuts final acceptance sample.1 is 14. in.7111 3 4 UNC 2..9408 11⁄8 8 0.4751 23⁄4 8 UN .5589 0.9749 Nominal Size.5467 3. 1.9611 31⁄4 4 UNC 3.050 2.2 When the identity to a specific heat number (and 11⁄4 7 0.. 3⁄4 B 10 0. 1 Anchor Bolt Dimensions 13⁄4 8 UN . Buildup.5.6773 0.0931 2.7165 2 41⁄2 UNC 1. 13. including 13⁄4 5 0.2232 11⁄2 6 UNC 1.050 2.0191 1.3772 1.0228 1.5674 3.4093 1.8844 31⁄4 4 0. 1 8 0. 2.5 0.5561 0.7973 1.. 3. the purchaser discovers made on the threaded anchor bolt and nut assembly at the a single nonconforming part.050 3. Extracted 5⁄8 11 0.3501 1⁄2 13 0.9752 TABLE 6 Zinc Buildup on Coated Threads and Corresponding 21⁄4 8 UN .8523 1 8 UNC 0.5248 1. Classes 1A and Class 1A Class 2A 2A Unified Coarse Thread Series (UNC) ⁄ 14 20 UNC 0.016 0.5 0.7032 Minimum body diameter is the same as minimum major diameter.2971 2.5740 furnace lot number for heat-treated bars) has not been main.050 1.2718 1..7109 4 4 UNC 3..3 Tensile tests on finished anchor bolts apply only 23⁄4 4 0.027 1.0540 11⁄4 8 0.0348 1.1584 2. 1. in..6590 1. 31⁄4 8 UN . 1.2127 0. F 1554 – 99 TABLE 5 Minimum Body Diameter Body Diameter.6674 tensile.. The assembly shall nonconforming characteristic(s) in accordance with 13.5469 2.1575 3.7968 2.

. Certification A Extracted from ANSI/ASME B 18.. but shall be conducted after the final heat treatment.1.1. testing impractical.4 Tension tests shall be conducted on the bar stock or 17.18.3 Yield strength shall be determined by the 0... 14. Method F 606. purchaser. All tests and inspections required by the specifications that are requested by the purchaser’s representative shall be TABLE 8 Number of Tests for Final InspectionA made before shipment and shall be conducted so as not to Sample Size interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works. 14. using the full-bar section as rolled or the full-size finished 17. (12. specified in 14. 17.1 When specified in the purchase order. 14. the manufacturer or supplier..1 Tensile tests on bars shall be conducted in accor.2.5 shall preferably be tested full size... Rejection should be reported 1 000 to 5 000 A 50 6 to the manufacturer or supplier promptly and in writing. Inspection Type of Test Nondestructive Tests Destructive Tests 15..18. tested.2M. presence of finish. it shall be specified in the inquiry and contract or Length B . shall be tested 17. measured coating weight. (32 mm) and less. F 1554 – 99 TABLE 7 Inspection Level for Final InspectionA 15.1 Steel producer’s heat analysis and heat number. grade.2.2 % offset 17. Responsibility given in Table 3 for bars and Table 4 for finished anchor bolts. (38 mm) and less.500-in. and Grade 105 in sizes 11⁄4 in.1. 18. and general workmanship.2 is required by the Body diameter C . tion.2.1. 17. 17. color coded to identify the grade as follows: Grade Color 14.6 Bars and finished anchor bolts larger than those tion responsibility by the company officers.1. place of business that concern the manufacture or supply of the Thickness material ordered.2M. 15.2.2 Results of tensile tests.7-mm) diameter and inspected in accordance with this specification and meets machined test specimens shall be tested in accordance with all of its requirements. 17.2 Tensile Tests: includes the following: 14. whomever is the responsible party as specified in Section 18.4 Statement of compliance with dimensional and method.1. 14. and thick- ness.1. duds. and class. free entry to all parts of the manufacturer’s works or supplier’s Tensile properties . standard 0. 17.3 Zinc coating.. order.1. shall furnish the purchaser a test report that 14.1 If the inspection described in 15.2. ordered in accordance with Supplementary Requirement S 1.1 The party responsible for the fastener shall be the When equipment for full-size testing of these larger sizes is not organization that supplies the fastener to the purchaser and available.. surface material is being furnished in accordance with this specifica- discontinuities. Product Marking ties given in Table 3.10 Title and signature of individual assigned certifica- 14.3 Zinc Coating—Zinc coating weight and thickness shall 36 Blue be determined in accordance with the methods specified in the 55 Yellow applicable zinc coating specifications referenced in 7. Method F 606 and the results compared to the tensile proper- 19.. B Coating weight/ B . Rejection and Rehearing 999 and less A 25 4 16. The dance with Test Methods and Definitions A 370. the end of full-size and machined test specimen methods.7 In the event that anchor bolts are tested by both 19.5 Certification that the anchor bolts were manufactured finished anchor bolt at the manufacturer’s or supplier’s option and tested in accordance with this specification. description. the full-size test each anchor bolt intended to project from the concrete shall be shall govern if a discrepancy between the two methods exists.5 Grades 36 and 55 in sizes 11⁄2 in. the manufacturer 5 001 to 250 000 A 100 8 or supplier may make claim for a rehearing.1. sampled.1. carbon equivalent shall be included for bars and anchor bolts 14.9 Complete mailing address or responsible party. thread fit requirements. Thread acceptance B . In case B 16 3 C 4 1 of dissatisfaction with the results of the test.2 Tensile tests on finished anchor bolts shall be con.2. B 32 4 C 8 1 17. The manufacturer or supplier shall afford the A Extracted from ANSI/ASME B 18.8 Size. or when the length of the anchor bolt makes full-size certifies that the fastener was manufactured..2 The inspector representing the purchaser shall have Visual inspectionB A .1.. 105 Red 7 . 17.6 Lot number and purchase order number. or purchaser’s drawing number.2. inspector all reasonable facilities to satisfy him that the B Visual inspection for type identification.1 Material that fails to conform to the requirements of B 8 2 C 2 1 this specification may be rejected. anchor bolt.. and when so tested the results shall be compared to the tensile properties 18.1 Unless otherwise specified (see Note 4). ducted in accordance with the Axial Tension Test Method in 17.2. Level of Lot Size Nondestructive Destructive Inspection Tests Tests 16. Head C .7 ASTM designation (including year).

tary Requirement S2 or S3.1 For alloy or low-alloy steel.6 Purchase order number. This supplemental section.048 Sulfur. steel SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS The following supplementary requirements shall apply only when specified in the purchase order or contract: S1. specified on the inquiry and purchase order.1 The end of the anchor bolt intended to project from the forged bolts or cold-drawn threaded bars are suitable if they are concrete shall be steel die stamped with the manufacturer’s given a thermal treatment by heating to a temperature of not identification.1 Each shipping unit shall include or be marked plainly required.1 anchor bolts.1 Instead of color coding as specified in 19.1. the carbon equivalent shall not assurance of weldability. to the thread bars.41 the same level.4 Number of pieces.6 Marking—Each anchor bolt conforming to this supple- S1. % 1. exceed 0. as needed.5 Lot number.1.1. shall be 20.2.1.33 locations and shall be separated by at least two spaces when on Manganese.5. the end of S1. the carbon equivalent 36 AB36 shall not exceed 0.4 Because of the embrittling effects of welding tempera. Packaging and Package Marking 20. Cold.2 When zinc-coated nuts are included on the same 21.1 Packaging: 20. Phosphorus.1.40 % when calculated as follows: S1.45 % when calculated as follows: 55 AB55 8 . studs.3 Name and brand or trademark of the manufacturer. by chemical composition 1 10 2 50 2 10 restrictions and by a carbon equivalent formula. etc. (9. manent grade identification. grade of anchor bolt at its designed location. The two identifications shall preferably be in different Carbon. When other color coding is required to define diameter.2. the analysis shall be such as to provide a steel die stamped with the grade identification as follows: carbon equivalent (CE) meeting the following requirements: Grade Identification S1.1. or. max.1.2. max.5. 20. or per. % 0.2. or both. configuration. dimensions. 21.2 Package Marking: 19.50 0.2 Carbon Equivalent—In addition to the requirements the anchor bolt intended to project from the concrete shall be specified in S1.1. accordance with Practice D 3951.2 Welding technique is of fundamental importance when % Mn bolts produced to this supplementary section are welded. 20. F 1554 – 99 NOTE 4—This color coding is intended to facilitate locating the proper 20. It is CE 5 % C1 4 assumed that suitable welding procedures for the steel being welded and the intended service will be selected. tures on cold-forged steel.2 For carbon steel.2. Permanent Grade Identification S3.058 Silicon.35 1.. the anchor bolts and nuts shall be shipped in the same container.050 0. The color code also identifies they shall be defined at the time of the inquiry and order.2. and Class.1.1 The material described in this section is intended for % Cr % Mo % V welding.525 mm)) may not be practical.1. see 19. max. Supplemen.2. % 0. S1. Permanent Manufacturer’s Identification or bolts produced from hot-rolled bars without forging. the grade at delivery and at final field inspection. 20.3 When special packaging requirements are required.5. 20.7 Country of origin. if not forged. max. 20. max.3 When permanent manufacturers identification.2.5 Chemical Composition: manufacturer for the minimum size that can be marked. it shall be specified on the inquiry and purchase order. or both are required.2. % 0. Keywords order as zinc-coated anchor bolts.5. mark on the side of the bar near the end to be encased in S1. in.1 ASTM designation. and 20.375 less than 1500°F (815°C) and air-cooled.1. provides S1.055 S3. concrete. S2.1. % 0. Grade. Consult the anchor bolt S1.3 The requirements of this supplementary requirement mentary requirement S1 shall be designated by a white paint supersede conflicting provisions of the general specification.5.1 Unless otherwise specified.2. Grade 55 Bars and Anchor Bolts % Mn % Cu % Ni CE 5 % C 1 6 1 40 1 20 S1.2.2 When color coding other than specified in 19. this supplemental section is limited to hot-forged bolts. packaging shall be in 20.1 is 20. grade and manufacturer’s or private S1.2 Size.040 0. Marking small sizes (customarily less than 0. S2. S2. 20.2 When required.30 0.1 Steel shall conform to the following limitations: label distribution’s identifications shall be separate and dis- Heat Product Analysis Analysis tinct. with the following information: 19. 20.

are entirely their own responsibility.1 Grade 105 shall have Charpy V Notch impact strength S4.3.2 The requirements given in S2. S5. West Conshohocken.1.3 as a pointer to S2 and S3 for permanent grade rods”. and.1 and added 19. 100 Barr Harbor Drive. at the address shown below. (5) Revised S3. +40°F (+5°C) S4. S5. PA 19428-2959. ft·lbf (J) ft·lbf (J) Specimen. or service@astm. F 1554 – 99 105 AB105 anchor bolts when the results of notch toughness tests are not available on bar stock. marking. Minimum for 1 Specimen. Frequency P (Piece Testing) of Specification A 673 on finished TABLE S1.4. Committee F-16 has highlighted those changes that impact the use of this standard. either reapproved or withdrawn.2 Energy and Test Temperature Requirements Charpy V-Notch Energy Requirements Test Temperature. Your comments will receive careful consideration at a meeting of the responsible technical committee.2 Tests shall be conducted in accordance with Test conforming to the requirements listed in Table S1.2 Test methods and frequency of testing shall be as S4. (1) In 1. For the convenience of the user.org).1.4 Notch toughness tests shall be performed at the Test sizes. Individual reprints (single or multiple copies) of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at 610-832-9585 (phone).2 to recognize other color codes permanent grade marking is specified and to define the grade may be ordered. Methods and Definitions A 370. This standard is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised. Charpy V-Notch Energy Requirements Test Temperature.1 recognized “anchor bolts” are also known as “anchor (4) Added 19. in S2.org (e-mail). shall also apply to this supplementary stock. If you feel that your comments have not received a fair hearing you should make your views known to the ASTM Committee on Standards. except when heat treatment is performed after threading requirement. and manufacturer’s marks.1 for marking small S4. or bending.1 Grades 55 and 105 shall have a Charpy V-Notch S5. in which case the tests shall be those required in S4. ft·lbf (J) Minimum for 1 Average for 3 Specimens. min. ASTM International takes no position respecting the validity of any patent rights asserted in connection with any item mentioned in this standard.2 that grade and manufacturer’s identifications Frequency H (Heat Lot Testing) of Specification A 673 on bar be separate and distinct. PO Box C700.12 for ordering color codes other than standard.2. Your comments are invited either for revision of this standard or for additional standards and should be addressed to ASTM International Headquarters. which you may attend. Grades 55 and 105 Charpy Impact Requirements at S4. 610-832-9555 (fax). Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights.2 through S4. or through the ASTM website (www. This section may also include descriptions of the changes or reasons for the changes. and the risk of infringement of such rights. ft·lbf (J) 15 (20) 12 (16) +40 (5) 15 (20) 12 (16) −20 (29) SUMMARY OF CHANGES This section identifies the location of selected changes to this standard that have been incorporated since the –97 issue.1 Energy and Test Temperature Requirements TABLE S1. 9 . This standard is copyrighted by ASTM International. Grade 105 Charpy Impact Requirements at −20°F impact strength conforming to the requirements listed in Table (−29°C) S1. S3. or both. (2) Added 5. °F °F (°C) (°C) Average for 3 Specimens. United States.3 Notch toughness tests shall be performed at the Test specified in S4.1 to clarify paint coating is not required when (3) Revised 19.astm. min.