The selection and spacing of wall ties depend on many factors. These include type of masonry to be tied, cavity width, type and height of building, location, and design life.
Approved Document E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound.
Wall ties should be of the correct length to ensure they are properly embedded in the masonry.
For the accurate calculation of U-values for walls it is important to use the correct information for stainless steel wall ties.
Mike Leonard, Director of the Modern Masonry Alliance, outlines the benefits of building with traditional brick and block construction.
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.