Torc Ground Anchor review
The Torc anchor weighs nearly 3kg so you know it’s a substantial bit of kit. It’s available with ﬁtting kits for concrete, brick and even a van, all at no extra cost.
Fitting the anchor to a concrete ﬂoor involves making four holes with the provided masonry drill bit and using a chemical resin to seat the sockets for the M10 bolts. Once these are set you simply bolt the anchor to the ﬂoor and hammer the ball bearings provided into the hex sockets.
The shackle itself is 20mm of hardened steel formed into a complete D shape, with a 12mm-thick base plate holding it in place. Trying to break this anchor was one of our most pointless exercises ever.
With no amount of give in the immensely tough structure and the chemical ﬁx to the ground, we were more likely to break the ﬂoor than the anchor. The shackle blunted our saw and even the power tool cutter – we burnt through discs and battery life before even so much as a groove was cut into the surface.
The Torc’s also protected from corrosion – a zinc coating is applied before the ﬁnal powder coat ﬁnish. All in all, this is the toughest anchor we’ve tested at a price that’s cheaper than most of the competitions’.