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Lottie's adventures with Ancon

Ancon were pleased to take part in the Women's Engineering Society Tomorrow's Engineers Week in November. The week is dedicated to raising awareness of women working in STEM roles, showing girls how interesting these careers can be. Read more

What is a Head Restraint and why are Head Restraints required in masonry panels?

Head Restraints provide simple support to the top of a masonry panel by transferring lateral load (usually wind or internal pressure load) from the masonry to the primary structure, whilst allowing some vertical movement in the frame in relation to the top of the wall. Read more

What are low thermal conductivity wall ties?

Ancon Teplo wall ties comprise pultruded basalt fibres set in a resin matrix which offers a thermal conductivity of just 0.7W/mK. The thermal efficiency of this innovative material means these ties are excluded from U-value calculations to BS EN ISO 6946, minimising insulation thickness and wall footprint. Read more

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UPDATE: COVID-19

Ancon continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. Read about the further measures we are undertaking here at Ancon.