Punching Shear Reinforcement Design Program
Free software is available from Ancon that simplifies the design of punching shear reinforcement.
Ancon Shearfix is installed within a concrete slab to reinforce column heads against punching shear. Its use negates the need for any localised thickening of the slab with features such as downstand beams or enlarged column heads. Shearfix consists of double-headed steel studs welded to flat rails.
Ancon’s design program will calculate the optimum stud centres and rail layout. Unique to the Ancon program, designers are able to generate both an orthogonal and a radial rail layout, ensuring specification of the most cost-effective solution.
Visit the Punching Shear Reinforcement section for more information on Ancon Shearfix.
The Ancon office will close at 12.30pm on Friday 23rd of December 2016 and re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
Ancon will be exhibiting at the UK’s largest builders’ merchant show, Jewson Live, 2016 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on 15th December.