If yes… how??
I’m currently in the process of hanging some furniture onto drywalls and was wondering about the claims on dry wall anchors to hold so-and-so amount of weight. Could someone explain to me the physics behind these things? I don’t get how dry wall anchors can claim this.
Doesn’t gravity and the quality/sturdiness of the wall and the thickness of the walls be what determines the weight capacity hanging on a point in the wall? How does putting a drywall anchor help other than preventing direct contact of the screw with the wall? I understand you would like to protect the hole in the wall from the sharp edges of a screw but do drywall anchors also ease the load off of whatever is hanging on it?
Tldr; would like to know the physics behind how drywall anchors.