What is a Thunderbolt™ Self-Tapping fixing?

We often get alot of enquiries as to what different fixings can achieve, what material they are suitable for etc. One of those is the Thunderbolt Fixing. The one and only Thunderbolt™ is the original self-tapping anchor with the power to be used on a whole range of some of the toughest and most used construction materials, including concrete, stone, brick and block to name a few. The threaded anchor and self-tapping action of Thunderbolt™ allows for safe anchorage, with the substrate becoming the nut to the bolt - applying a tried and tested method for metals and wood to a broader selection of materials. Truly versatile, Thunderbolt™ anchors can be installed nearer to edges and closer together at varying embedment depths, providing a stress-free fixings. Installation is quick and easy, making it the ideal general purpose anchor, even on temporary jobs as it’s completely removable. Using standard sized drill bits, the Thunderbolt™ fixings are a cost effective fix for any job.

Suitable for use with concrete, brick, wood, marble and stone. The wide range of options on offer ensures you have the flexibility to choose the ideal fixing depending on your project and your preferred insertion method.

Suitable for interior and exterior use. That can be crucial as they probably vary in strength and perhaps function. A high speed, low in place cost alternative to conventional masonary anchors. Thunderbolt™ anchors can be installed nearer to edges and closer together at varying embedment depths, providing a stress-free fixings. A mechanical fixing with no expansion stress on substrate. Self tapping thread allows for total removal of the anchor making it ideal for temporary fixings. Thunderbolts and thunderbolt fixings – who uses them?

Thunderbolt you are using into your material, ensuring it is both wide and deep enough. The self-tapping action means you only need to apply a slight downward pressure for the bolt to apply itself into the whole, and works similarly to a wood screw.

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