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The different types of ankles

Between universal dowels, placo or brass, it is not always easy to make a good choice. To find peg to your wall, we suggest you to discover the different existing models and suitable materials.

The standard ankle:

This ankle is the most used and suitable for almost all materials except cellular concrete, plasterboard and chipboard. It can support average loads ranging from 20 to 50 kilos.

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Universal ankle

With or without collar, made of metal or plastic, this ankle is suitable for most solid and hollow materials, except for cellular concrete.

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Anchor for hollow brick

As the name suggests, this ankle is particularly suitable for hollow bricks but it can also be used for plaster blocks.

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Anchor for cellular concrete

Only adapted to this material, these dowels can not be used on another type of surface.

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The executive ankle

Ideal for attaching cleats or wood frames, these dowels are very stable and install quickly. They can only be used for solid blocks and concrete.

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Ankle for placo

Reserved for drywall, these dowels are made of metal or plastic. Intended for 4mm wood screws and M4 metric screws, they only support light fixtures weighing less than 30 kilos.

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Expandable metal peg

Used for heavy fixings in plasterboard or chipboard, these expansion anchors require special pliers for installation.

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Expansion anchor for hollow wall

These expansion anchors for hollow materials, plasterboards, hollow blocks and agglomerates are intended for light fasteners.

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Insulating peg

These anchors are used to fix the insulation to the walls of the house are suitable for concrete, solid blocks and solid brick.

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Brass ankle

Ideal for fixing by threaded rod, the brass dowels are installed on concrete surfaces, blocks or solid bricks.

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The quick-fix ankle

Designed to attach light loads such as planks or battens, this type of ankle fits only concrete and solid blocks.

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Heavy fixation ankle

Designed for heavy fixings (frames, beams or columns) or machine anchors, these pegs are fixed only in concrete.

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Cartridge for concrete or hollow materials

This so-called "chemical" ankle is pre-filled with a sealing mortar. It is used to seal heavy loads.

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