B & R STAMPING ANCHOR SYSTEMS
Since wind forces vary across Canada, it is not possible to devise a universal system.
Be sure to examine your soil conditions so the type of anchor chosen is the one that best suits your needs.
Soil Class & Description
Class 1– Solid bedrock
Class 2– Dense clay; compact gravel; dense fine sand; laminated rock; slate; schist; sandstone
Class 3– Shale; broken bedrock; hardpan; compact clay and gravel mixtures
Class 4– Gravel; compact gravel and sand; claypan
Class 5– Medium to firm clay: loose sand and gravel; compact coarse sand
Class 6– Soft clay; loose coarse sand; clay silt; compact fine sand
Class 7– Fill; loose fine sand; wet clays; silt
Class 8– Swamp; marsh; saturated silt; humus
Class 9– Concrete pad
Frost can lift or move a mobile home, so ratchets may need an adjustment to loosen in Winter and re-tighten in the Spring. Have at least 3 full turns of strap around ratchet bolt.
B & R Stamping’s Frame Tie-Downs are designed to protect your portable building from moving sideways on columns. All of our anchors are manufactured to U.S. standards
(there are no Canadian standards currently in place).