PYI Floor Anchors are designed and engineered to secure floorboards or lock hinged panels.
Made of 316L stainless steel. Will not corrode, discolor with age or damage the wood surface.
Bayonet sytle opening mechanism, with quarter turn lock and release.
Can safely hold up to 500 lbs. per unit. Meets ISAF requirements for offshore boats (category 2.03).
PYI Floor Anchors are designed and engineered to secure floorboards or lock hinged panels. Made of 316L stainless steel. Will not corrode, discolor with age or damage the wood surface. Available for 1/2" to 1-1/4" (12 - 32mm) thick floorboards.Buy Now
PYI "OEM" Floor Anchors are designed to allow a 3/8" (9mm) to 3/4" (19mm) floor panel to be attached and detached repeatedly. PYI "OEM" Floor Anchors are a simplified form of PYI's successful Floor Anchors. Their simple design and installation allows a production boat builder to implement this type of fastener in a manufacturing environment. All components are made of 304 stainless steel.
PYI Floor Anchors are available in 316L stainless steel, it will not corrode, discolor with age or damage the wood surface. PYI Floor Anchors meet ISAF requirements for offshore boats (category 2.03) and can safely hold 500 lbs. (226 kg.) per unit. The simple bayonet style opening mechanism, with 1/4 turn lock and release, will not loosen with age. Being that all pieces are self-contained, Floor Anchors can be continuously opened / closed without the fear of losing pieces. Suitable for 0.5" to 1.25" (12mm - 32mm) thick floorboards.
The PYI Lifting Ring works as a flush mounted device used to easily remove floorboard or panels. The Lifting Ring is made from marine grade chromed brass, and has spring loaded action that allows it to retract flush with the panel or board when not in use.
Here are common questions we receive about our Floor Anchors. If you can't find an answer to your question here please feel free to contact us.
PYI has very little inventory of brass anchors available, please call to inquire on current stock.
10mm and 13mm
M12 x 1.75
500 lbs. (1,000 lbs. breaking point)
Since the head of the anchor is slotted you can use a flat head screwdriver. However, we have found that a coin works a little better since it fills the entire slot and makes unlocking the anchor easier.
It is dependent on the weight of what is in the compartment under the floorboard, usually 2-4 anchors per board will be sufficient.
With 1/2" (12mm) panels the receiver will sit flush. A minimum of 1" (25mm) is needed for the sole.
With 3/4" (19mm) panels you will have a small portion of the receiver above the sole. A minimum of 3/4" (19mm) is needed for the sole.
With 7/8" (22mm) panels you will have more of the receiver sitting below the sole, thus the sole will require counter boring. A minimum of 1-1/8" (29mm) is needed for the sole.
With 1" (25mm) panels teh receiver will sit flush. A minimum of 1" (25mm) is needed for the sole.
With 1-1/4" (32mm) panels you will have a small portion of the receiver above the sole. A minimum of 3/4" (19mm) is needed for the sole.
Get everything you need all at once with a PYI Floor Anchor Starter Kit. This kit comes with four Floor Anchors, a custom countersink “t” cutter, all drill bits and taps required.Buy Now
Need the tools to get your Floor Anchors installed? Pick up the Floor Anchor Installation Kit. This kit includes a custom countersink “t” cutter, all drill bits and taps required.Buy Now
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