Enabling simple, rapid construction with built-in reliability
In the water industry, Ancon steel fixings for concrete and masonry are frequently specified in the construction of water-treatment plants. Many elements of these structures are partly or completely buried and require thick reinforced concrete walls to withstand the high pressures exerted on them.
Reinforcement systems and couplers from Ancon can benefit concrete designs. Corrosion-resistant stainless steel is ideally suited to this sector and special fabrications can be manufactured to suit any application at Ancon’s advanced manufacturing facilities. Simplicity and speed of installation enable programme times to be reduced, while quality-assured products provide long-life strength and durability.
Ancon manufactures three products which provide continuity of reinforcement across construction joints in concrete.
Reinforcement Continuity Systems
The use of Ancon Reinforcing Bar Couplers can simplify the design and construction of reinforced concrete and reduce the amount of reinforcement required.
Reinforcing Bar Couplers
Concrete structures are designed with expansion and contraction joints to allow movement to take place.
Shear Load Connectors
Catch up on the latest developments from Ancon
Deep reveals and sofﬁts are an increasingly popular design feature that add an extra depth and dimension to masonry façades. Creating these effects can be key to the aesthetics of the building but can pose engineering problems. We uncover four ways to suspend brickwork in our latest article.
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.