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Old 10-06-2013, 11:41 AM   #1
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I have 15' of 1½" PVC I need to strap down to asphalt. What can I use?

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Old 10-06-2013, 11:54 AM   #2
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I have 15' of 1½" PVC I need to strap down to asphalt. What can I use?

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Roof? If you let it lay there on a hot day it will fuse to the roof.
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Roof?
No, sorry, parking lot.
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Roof? If you let it lay there on a hot day it will fuse to the roof.
around here it needs stand offs of some sort [pieces of wood with strut or similar etc etc], you can not lay it directly on the roof. and the wire better be sized correctly for the heat on the roof top.
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They must make some kind of epoxy you can use with TAPCON masonry screws..
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No, sorry, parking lot.
PVC strapped to a parking lot? low voltage?
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Wow, the man asks a succinct question and gets the oddest answers.


I don't think anything you use will be exempt from problems. I think a 2" drive pin would work as well as anything.

Edit: If it's just an asphalt coat (like 3/4" to 1.5" instead of a 3"-4" asphalt base with a 1.5"-2" top coat) over compacted base, anything you use will most likely fail.
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I don't think anything you use will be exempt from problems. I think a 2" drive pin would work as well as anything.
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but why bother? on a hot summer day that PVC is just gonna melt on an asphalt parking lot isn't it? shouldn't it be IMC at a minimum?
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but why bother? on a hot summer day that PVC is just gonna melt on an asphalt parking lot isn't it?
Yes, Chris if you will take the time, why are you installing PVC on asphalt?
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Concrete anchors would work. I would use metal straps too, even though its not code.
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anything you bolt it down with will eventually fail. I have used long toggles successfully for bolting pressure treated 2x's down to asphalt.
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There are products available for this specific application...


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Bolthold is a family of chemical anchors specifically designed for asphalt. The anchors are flush-mounted to the asphalt and provide a clean female thread for attaching bolts to the anchors.
Installation requires drilling a hole and filling it with our inexpensive grout (EPX2), then pushing the anchor in until it is flush with the asphalt surface. The grout hardens in 15 minutes allowing immediate installation and use.

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If its just for job trailer temp I just slam a big ass nail with metal straps. Caulk hole with black sealant on removal.
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I have 15' of 1½" PVC I need to strap down to asphalt. What can I use?

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Is it temporary?

How many straps will you need?

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Temp job site office, will try the spikes
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Good idea......don't spend any amount of money on it.........everything lets go eventually in asphalt anyway. That damn stuff just expands and contracts too much with the weather changes.
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Aggressive wood screws work. Like 2 inchers with the star drive like this.
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