Caps and Bases

Post Anchors


Reference Series: ABA, ABU
Post Anchors are used to secure wood posts to concrete footings. These post anchors also provide moisture damage protection and feature a 1" stand-off plate to elevate wood posts above concrete surfaces as required by building code.
PAE – 2-sided post anchors with high uplift and bearing capacity
PA – High capacity utilizing 4-sided design
PAF – Innovative one-piece design maintaining a 1” stand-off
PAU – Higher uplift resistance and optional bolt fastening to post
Materials: See Load Table
Finish: G90 galvanizing, PAF, PA55R-TZ, PAU66R-TZ, PA66ER-TZ – G-185 galvanizing
Code Reports: View Code Report Table


  • Use all specified fasteners. Install with supplied washer.
  • Anchor bolts and nails are not furnished.
  • Not recommended for fence posts or other unrestrained (not fixed or fastened at top) applications. These anchors are not designed to resist overturning (moment) loads.
  • Anchor bolt installation – place specified diameter anchor bolt at desired location with minimum 4″ embedment into minimum 2,500 psi concrete. A minimum 2″ edge distance from the outermost edge of the post base to the edge of the concrete is required to achieve allowable loads.
  • For cured concrete or retrofit installations – use specified diameter threaded rod with adhesive epoxy, following installation instructions. Contact MiTek Engineering for further information on selecting the proper epoxy.
  • Reference IRC R317.1.4, IBC 2304.12.2.2, IRC R407.3, IBC 2304.10.7

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Corrosion Resistant Products Table

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3-View Product Drawings

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PA23 DWG DXF PDF View Image
PA28 DWG DXF PDF View Image
PA35 DWG DXF PDF View Image
PAU44 DWG DXF PDF View Image
PAU46 DWG DXF PDF View Image
PAU66 DWG DXF PDF View Image