Surface Fixed Channels
Plain-backed channels can be surface-fixed to steel, concrete and in some instances, masonry.
The Ancon channels suitable for surface fixing are 36/8, 25/14, 28/15, 38/17, 41/27, 40/25, 49/30 and 54/33.
25/14 Restraint System
The Ancon 25/14 channel system is designed to tie brickwork to steel frames including steel stud work. Self-drilling screws fix through the channel (and insulation material, where appropriate) into the steel. Once the channel is installed, Ancon SD25 wall ties can be positioned at any point along its length and are built into the bed joints of the outer leaf of brickwork.
25/14 Channel is supplied in lengths of 2700mm and features pre-punched holes at close centres to ensure a fixing position is always located near the end even when it is cut on site. See technical literature for screw references and vertical fixing centres. Also suitable for use with timber frames, contact Ancon for details.
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36/8 Wall Extension System
The 36/8 Wall Extension System can be supplied with either SP36 ties or, where some longitudinal movement must be accommodated at the joint, PP36 ties complete with debonding sleeves. The channel can be supplied in lengths of up to 3.4 metres with each length having a series of holes to allow fixing to the existing wall.
The system is available as a kit comprising a length of 36/8 channel 2400mm long, ten ties and ten plugs and screws. Click here for information on other Wall Starter Systems.
Following recent fire tests at BRE Global, Ancon is pleased to confirm that its innovative basalt-fibre, low thermal conductivity wall ties, Teplo-BF and Teplo-L, offer 120 minute fire resistance, making them suitable for buildings of any height.
After a string of Awards successes for the Teplo range, the new Teplo-BF low thermal conductivity wall tie has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Innovation in Insulation” category of the 2016 Build It Awards.