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Manufactured Home Anchoring
- Concrete Anchors
- Earth Anchors
- Eye Anchors
- Specialty Anchors
Steel Support Piers are designed for use as a replacement for dry stacked blocks, piers available up to a maximum of 30 inches. Steel Support Piers are designed and tested to vertical loads for a support rating of 6,000 lbs. Piers can be used under factory built structures such as manufactured homes, mobile commercial units, classrooms, multiplexes, sheds and other similar structures.
They can be used in all wind zone conditions, except ”Exposure D” within 1500 ft. of the coastline. Support piers are designed for use with a variety of heads to prevent movement after attachment to the beam or screwed to the marriage line; check local codes and manufacturers requirements for proper installation regulations for beam and marriage line installation.
- Position anchor at a slight back angle (10˚) so that when fully installed, the anchor head will be inside any skirting or side wall.
- Install anchor to +/- 2/3 depth, then install stabilizer vertically, within 3”-4” of anchor shaft, parallel to wall of home.
- Fully drive anchor, attach strap (see proper strap tension), and pretension strap to pull anchor rod against the stabilizer plate.
HUD Code 3280 and 3285(2) require 1-1/4” X .035” or larger steel strapping conforming to ASTM D3953-97, standard specifications for strapping, flat steel and seals. Type 1, Grade 1, Finish B, with a minimum total capacity of 4,725 lbs. and a working capacity of 3,150 lbs. marked every 5 ft. The straps must be provided with protections against weather deterioration and corrosion at least equivalent to that provided by a coating of zinc on steel of not less than .30 oz./ft. of surface coated. Slit or cut edges of coated strapping need not be zinc coated.
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