2023 ACI ADHESIVE ANCHOR INSTALLER
*IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unemployed or employed by a government entity, a precast company, or conduct business primarily outside of the state of Ohio, you qualify for the AFFILIATE discount. See rates below. If you are unsure of your Ohio Concrete membership status, please call 614/891-0210 to verify before registering to avoid delays.
ACI Adhesive Anchor Installer (1-day) 4 CPD hrs.
This program is geared toward individuals who are involved in the installation of adhesive anchors in concrete. An Adhesive Anchor Installer is an individual who has demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend, and execute instructions to properly install adhesive anchors in concrete. The Adhesive Anchor Installer must also demonstrate possession of the knowledge to properly assess ambient conditions, concrete condition, materials, equipment, and tools for installing adhesive anchors and determine when it is appropriate to proceed with installation of an adhesive anchor or when additional guidance from a supervisor/foreman/project engineer is needed.
Ohio Concrete Engineers conduct the review and administer the written and performance examinations in 1-day. Examinations are sent back and graded by ACI.
ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who obtain a passing grade on both the written examination and performance examinations. The 90-minute written examination is closed-book and consists of 75 multiple-choice questions. To pass the written exam the examinee must attain a minimum score of 74%.
The performance examination consists of two parts, Part 1 (vertical down) and Part 2 (overhead):
- In Part 1, each examinee will be tasked with selecting, assembling, and using the proper tools, equipment and materials to drill and clean a vertical down hole in concrete, inject adhesive, and set an anchor to the proper depth and perpendicularity. The Examiner(s) will observe and evaluate the examinees’ performance for proper procedure.
- In Part 2, each examinee is required to inject clear tubes with adhesive in an overhead orientation behind a blind to simulate a drilled hole in concrete using the piston plug method. The Examiner(s) will observe and evaluate the examinees’ performance for proper procedure.
Following Part 1, the Examiner(s) will check the vertical down installation for proper depth and plumb; after the adhesive in the tubes injected in Part 2 has cured, the Examiner(s) will cross section them and evaluate the size and location of air voids to determine pass or fail. This program now certifies candidates in only the piston-plug overhead installation system.
A set of instructions appropriate for the exam along with applicable Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) will be available for consultation by the examinee during both parts of the performance exam. Both parts of the performance must be successfully completed within one year or the entire performance examination must be re-taken.
Certification is valid for a period of 5 years from the date of successfully completing all requirements. Recertification requires successful completion of both the written and performance examinations.
CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations subject to a $15 processing fee. Cancellations must be made at least 7 days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund. “NO SHOWS” will be charged full registration fees. No credits will be carried over to the next year. A late fee of $15 will be assessed to those registering within 7 days of the examination. Classes are subject to cancellation based on the number of registrants. Registrants will be notified at least one week prior to the start of the course of any cancellations or changes. Course fees are subject to change
*AFFILIATE status applies to unemployed individuals or companies conducting business primarily outside of Ohio, government, or precast employees.