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MBT Rebar Coupler

MBT Rebar Coupler

MBT Couplers

MBT couplers require neither bar end preparation to form threads nor bar rotation to effect installation. The bars are supported within the coupler by two serrated saddles.

As a series of lockshear bolts are tightened to a predetermined torque, they are embedded into the bar. At the same time the saddles bite into both the bar and the shell of the coupler. Installation is complete when the heads of all of the bolts are sheared off. The lockshear bolts on sizes 10mm to 20mm can be tightened using a ratchet wrench. For larger sizes a nut runner is recommended. Impact tools must not be used. MBT couplers can be used to join imperial, plain round or deformed reinforcing bars.

BBA 15/H240 HAPAS approval

Approvals

BBA Roads and Bridges Agrément Certificate No. 16/5300 and HAPAS 15/H240
(Sizes 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40)
DIBt Approval No. Z-1.5-10.
(Sizes ET10, 12, 14, 16, 20, 25 and 28)

MBT couplers have been tested to show compliance with the following design codes: BS EN 1992-1-1: 2004 (Eurocode 2), BS5400, BS8110, ACI 318, and DIN 1045 German Code.

Note: Not all coupler types and sizes are relevant to the national approvals shown. For details of coupler types and sizes relevant to each national approval please refer to the relevant approval document, which is available on request.

ET Series

ET series couplers are used to connect reinforcing bars of the same diameter. They can be used when neither bar can be rotated and are available in sizes 10mm to 40mm.

Bar Diameter 1012141618
Part No ET10 ET12 ET14 ET16 ET18
Bar Diameter 2022252628
Part No ET20 ET22 ET25 ET26 ET28
Bar Diameter 3032343640
Part No ET30 ET32 ET34 ET36 ET40

Note: ET50 couplers can be manufactured. Contact Ancon for details.For available sizes specific to the UK and Ireland, please download the Reinforcing Bar Couplers brochure on this page.

Transition Series

MBT Transition couplers connect reinforcing bars of different diameters and are suitable for applications when neither bar can be rotated. They are available to suit bar sizes 12mm to 40mm.

Bar Diameter 16/1216/1420/1220/1625/16
Part No ET16/12 ET16/14 ET20/12 ET20/16 ET25/16
Bar Diameter 25/2028/2028/2228/25
Part No ET25/20 ET28/20 ET28/22 ET28/25
Bar Diameter 32/2032/2532/2840/32
Part No ET32/20 ET32/25 ET32/28 ET40/32

Note: For available sizes specific to the UK and Ireland, please download the Reinforcing Bar Couplers brochure on this page.

Continuity Series

The MBT Continuity coupler allows reinforcement to be extended at construction joints in concrete without the need to drill or otherwise damage the formwork at the construction joint locations. They are available to suit bar sizes 12mm to 40mm.

Bar Diameter 121620253240
Part No C12 C16 C20 C25 C32 C40

Note: For available sizes specific to the UK and Ireland, please download the Reinforcing Bar Couplers brochure on this page.

MBT Headed Anchors

MBT Headed Anchors provide dead end embedment in concrete and can remove the need for hooked bars and thereby reduce congestion.

Bar Diameter 1012141618
Part No ETHA10 ETHA12 ETHA14 ETHA16 ETHA18
Bar Diameter 2022252628
Part No ETHA20 ETHA22 ETHA25 ETHA26 ETHA28
Bar Diameter 3032343640
Part No ETHA30 ETHA32 ETHA34 ETHA36 ETHA40

Note: For available sizes specific to the UK and Ireland, please download the Reinforcing Bar Couplers brochure on this page.

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