SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1990

Anchor Connections of Stone Slabs


This paper presents the results of testing anchorage systems of stone panels onto buildings. It includes various typical anchor systems for the two most common stone thicknesses and five different classes of stones. The anchor systems and their ultimate loads allow comparisons with code requirements and factors of safety.

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Amrhein, JE
Masonry Institute of America
Hatch, RH
DBM/Hatch, Inc.
Merrigan, MW
Masonry Institute of America
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Developed by Committee: C15
Pages: 279–291
DOI: 10.1520/STP24993S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5124-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1453-1