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Dovetail Rod Anchor (121)

Part Number: 121

As a Partition Wall Stabilizing Anchor, the Dovetail Rod Anchor is used with a #421 plastic tube. When the block core is filled with grout, the tube allows for vertical deflection. The concrete slab above must have a cast-in-place dovetail anchor slot.

The #121 Dovetail Threaded Rod Anchor can also be used in veneer walls with concrete backups for bolting back to the backup wall.

Standard Rod when used as a Stabilizing Wall Anchor is 3/8" diameter x 7" long with a 12 gauge dovetail clip.
Catalog # 121-7H - Standard Hotdip Galvanized After Fabrication

Custom rod lengths and diameters are available in Type 304 or Type 316 Stainless Steel.


Stainless steel

Hot-dip galvanized after fabrication (standard size only)

121 Dovetail Threaded Rod Anchor

Threaded rod is welded 1” onto a 12 gage Dovetail Clip that is 1” wide and extends 1” from the face of the dovetail slot. Threaded rods are 3/8” diameter. Specify the required length of the rod. Nut and washer are optional.

This system can be used as a brick veneer anchor, as a bolt to extend through the brick veneer wall so signs can be bolted onto the exterior, or as a Masonry Wall Stabilizing Anchor (Use with #421 Plastic Tube and a 3/8” diameter smooth rod).

Note: $400 minimum total per order

Clip Thickness: 12 gage

Material Specifications 

Stainless Steel: Sheet metal anchors and ties: ASTM A 167, ASTM A 666, ASTM A 240/A240M AISI Type 304.

Wire ties and anchors: ASTM A 580 AISI Type 304

(AISI Type 316 available upon request)

Hotdip Galvanized: ASTM A 153 Class B-2: (1.50 oz/ ft2.)(0.46kg/m2)

Plain Carbon Steel: ASTM A1008/A1008M

Structural Steel ASTM A36/A36M-08

Wire: ASTM A 82/A82M Tensile Strengths 80,000 psi Yield Point 70,000 psi

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