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kevinyates 08-01-2009 03:44 PM

Best Toggle Bolt?
Hey guys, I have a very Expensive Light to hang over a more expensive reef aquarium. Im wanting to have 2 hangers in the ceiling but might end up settling for 3 to be on the safe side. The light is 48'' long and roughly 35lbs.

Im looking for the stongest togglebolt around, maybe somthing with extra long or multiple wings.


Yoyizit 08-01-2009 08:02 PM

The "industry standard safety factor" is 4 so if you have to hold up 35# you should have a fastener that pulls out at >140#.
If you use four of these fasteners each one should pull out at >35#.

The lowest factor I've heard of is 1.3, and if personal safety is involved, like for a flywheel that may explode, they use 10 to 13.

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