The new AM625 plastic anchor has similar capabilities to our popular SP10 steel anchors. However, they are not directly interchangeable. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. Please review the comparison table below to determine which is the better solution for your application. Call us at 1 973 669-8214 with any questions.
|Pull resistance, lbs in 2.5" thick asphalt||1,500||1,500|
|Pull Resistance, lbs in 4" thick asphalt||2,400||1,500||AM625 is limited to 1,500 lbs regardless of strength of asphalt. SP10 can handle 3,000 lbs. if the asphalt allows it.|
|Shear Resistance, lbs. In 2.5" thick asphalt||1,000||1,000|
|Shear Resistance, lbs. In 4" thick asphalt||1,500||1,000||AN625 is limited to 1,000 shear regardless of the strength of the asphalt.|
|Salt Test, hours||10||unlimited||Salt test indicates resistance to rusting. The AM625 being molded from plastic will not rust.|
|Compatible with Potable water||depends||yes||The SP10 stainless steel version is compatible with potable water. The Zinc version is not.|