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Security Sleeve Anchors To Protect Your Property


Tanner security anchors for normal-weight concrete, grouted, hollow and brick masonry, offer a high-value, cost-effective solution for safeguarding products and property. Security anchors are a bit more expensive than conventional commercial fasteners, but the added security is worth the additional cost. Tanner offers several different types of security anchors, based on

How to Install a Wedge Anchor - All You Need to Know

How to install wedge anchors?

Correct installation is the key to a successful application once an anchor has been selected. A properly drilled hole is essential for ease of installation and optimal anchor performance.


Using the correct diameter drill bit (bit diameter is the same as anchor diameter), drill a hole into the base material to a depth of at least 1/2" or one anchor diameter deeper than the embedment required. Most wedge anchors are designed to be installed in holes drilled with

Self-Drilling Screws For Metal - What You Need to Know

Fastening materials to metal is commonplace on the job site.


However, this means that you’ll need a special type of screw to get the job done: Self-drilling screws for metal. 


We’ll cover what you need to know about self-drilling screws for metal below. But first, let’s talk about the differences between screws for metal and other materials.

G-Tek® 3GX™ – The Go To Gloves for Cut Resistance

Every worker needs a reliable pair of cut-resistant gloves on the job site. No matter how careful you are with knives and other sharp tools, accidents can happen—and that’s where proper PPE comes into play.

Not only do you want cut-resistant gloves to come in for the save, but you also want a quality pair with high cut resistance, durability, and comfort. The G-TEK® 3GX™ cut-resistant gives you all of this in one convenient package. 

Let’s dive into the G-TEK® 3GX™ gloves and what makes them

Portable Fire Extinguishers - Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn How to Properly Identify & Correctly Use Portable Fire Extinguishers

No matter the environment, job site safety needs to be a top priority. 

It all starts with understanding the safety equipment at your disposal. Whether we’re talking about fall safety, fall protection for tools, or any other safety scenario, knowing how and when to use safety equipment can save lives.

Self Drilling Screws - Important Factors to Remember

Self-drilling screws, like the name suggests, are screws that drill their own holes, the installer doesn’t need to drill a pilot hole. Self-drilling screws are sometimes confused with self-tapping screws. A self-tapping screw is a sheet metal screw. The difference is self-tapping screws are installed into pre-punched or pre-drilled holes. 


Self-drilling screws should be installed using a variable speed screw gun, (not an impact driver) like the DeWALT DCF622M2 RPMs are critical when driving

How to Use Self-Tapping Screws

Self-tapping screws are a common type of fastener used on the job site that can make your life easier. When used correctly, they can save you time and a potential headache when fastening materials.

Strength Design Power-Stud® Expansion Anchors by Powers Fasteners®

At Tanner, we offer nothing but the best products to our customers. From simple screws to security hardware, everything we sell is top-notch quality. 


That includes our wide range of expansion anchors.


We’re not just talking about any expansion anchors here, though. These are Power-Stud®+ Wedge Expansion Anchors from Dewalt engineered by Powers Fasteners®. These anchors are fully-threaded, torque-controlled, and designed for consistent performance in both cracked and uncracked concrete. 


Tanner’s HangerMate® & Suspender® Products Promotion

At Tanner, we’re all about providing value to our loyal customers. Without you, we wouldn’t be where we are today. 

Tanner’s Holemaker Technology Promotion

At Tanner, we love to reward our loyal and valued customers. After all, where would we be without them?