How to Attach Steel Angle to Concrete

This article describes how to attach steel angle to concrete with anchor bolts.

Attaching Steel Angle to Concrete Foundation Video

Watch this short video below that shows an entire process starting with drilling holes in concrete foundation using a hammer drill, then hammering in anchor bolts, and attaching steel angle to concrete by securing anchor bolts in place. Detailed step by step instructions with additional comments and recommendations are provided further below.

How to attach steel angle to concrete

Below is a photo of a completed job. We have a piece of steel angle securely attached to concrete foundation with two anchor bolts.

Steel angle attached to concrete with two anchor botls
Steel angle attached to concrete with two anchor botls

Things and Tools Required

Here are the tools and things we need to accomplish this job.

3/8 by 5 inch anchor bolts for concrete
3/8" by 5" anchor bolts for concrete
Bosch Bulldog Xtreme SDS plus rotary hammer
Bosch Bulldog Xtreme hammer drill
SDS-plus drill bit for rotary hammer
3/8" SDS-plus drill bit for rotary hammer

How to Attach Steel Angle - Step by Step

Below is a photo of attached steel angle to foundation wall with some rebar welded onto it.

Rebar welded onto steel angle attached to concrete with two anchor botls
Rebar welded onto steel angle attached to concrete with two anchor botls