How deep do wedge anchors need to be?
When installing a wedge anchor, it's important to have a minimum of 2-1/2 inches embedded into the concrete. There should also be at least an inch exposed, enough for the attaching material to grab onto.
Are wedge anchors removable?
To be removed, wedge anchors can be sawed off with a hacksaw or cutoff wheel at the surface of the base material. Tapcon® Concrete Screws: Tapcons are removable because they are threaded screws that tap threads into the concrete, brick or block. ... Remove the nut and washer and the round or flat head of the sleeve anchor.