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Tension & Compression Systems

Tension & Compression Systems

Tie bars are increasingly being used in structures and buildings as an architectural as well as a structural element. Ancon Tension Systems have been designed to meet the demanding aesthetic requirements of today’s applications.

  • CE marked
  • High load capacity
  • Carbon steel or stainless steel
  • Bars from 8mm to 56mm diameter
  • Choice of finishes
  • Aesthetically designed forks
  • Locking nut included as standard
  • Full adjustment within fork connectors
  • Visual check of correct installation
  • Isolation supplied as standard with stainless steel systems

CE Marking

Ancon Tension and Compression Systems are manufactured in accordance with EN 1090-1: Execution of Steel Structures and Aluminium Structures: Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Structural Components, to Execution Class 2.

These products are supplied with CE marking to demonstrate compliance with this harmonised European Standard, which includes the initial inspection and on-going surveillance of Ancon’s factory production controls (FPC) by an authorised body.

Latest News

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Ancon leads industry transition to ISO 45001

Ancon is pleased to announce it has become one of the first businesses to transition its Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS) to the new International standard ISO 45001:2018.