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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.

  • UKCA and 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

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

Latest News

CE, UKCA and CE UKNI marking from Leviat

From January 1st 2021, the UK will recognise both the EU CE marking approvals, for a time limited period, and the new UK based approval system, which will be known as the UKCA mark. The EU will only recognise CE marking by EU notified bodies as proof of efficacy moving forwards. Leviat has been working closely with both EU notified and UK approved bodies to ensure compliance is achieved at the earliest possible opportunity and we can confirm that we have obtained all relevant certification.