How to choose the correct anchorage point / anchor length

The following describes how to easily find the right ABS anchorage point / anchor for your particular project

When planning your fall arrest system, deciding on the length of the anchorage point rod (anchor) is an important step. Even during the early stages of your project, you should keep the following formula at the back of your mind. This formula lets you easily determine the correct length:

Insulation material thickness (incl. roof membrane) + 150 mm = Anchor rod length (and then simply round up your result!)

Below, please find an illustrative diagram which shows you how to calculate the right ABS anchor rod length. Simply print out this document or download the image in PDF format.

Of course, we would be more than happy to provide you with any assistance or support you may need in connection with your fall arrest questions and concerns. Our team of specialists is ready and waiting to help you.

Our Product Finder, which includes numerous filtering and search options, is also available online. Use this tool to quickly find all the information you need on any of our ABS Safety products. This information ranges from technical specifications and DIN certificates to complete installation instructions.

All our ABS Safety anchorage points comply with the very latest standards, such as EN 795 and CEN/TS 16415:2013, and are certified accordingly. The respective certificates contain information on the DIN standards etc. used to test and certify our products.

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