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Tension & Compression Systems

Specifying and Ordering

Ancon Tension Systems are supplied as full systems and are not available as individual components.

System lengths are measured between the centres of the pins in the forks. The maximum bar lengths available should be considered when determining the system length.

The Ancon Tension System can be specified as follows:

System/size/system length/material/finish

A fully polished Ancon 500 stainless steel system using 16mm diameter bar, 2750mm between the pins would be specified as:-

Ancon 500/16/2750/SS/6

The material and finish codes are from the following table.

Code Material Surface Finish
Bar Fork & Nut Coupler Cross Coupler Disc
SS/4 Stainless Bright Drawn Electro-Polished Machined Electro-Polished Machined
SS/5 Stainless Bright Drawn Satin-Polished Satin-Polished Satin-Polished Satin-Polished
SS/6 Stainless Hand Polished Hand Polished Hand Polished Hand Polished Hand Polished

This table includes our standard finishes. Other finishes are available on request. 

Corrosion Resistance

 Stainless steel affords the greatest protection and does not require any further treatment.

Building Information Modelling

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Also available from Leviat, the Halfen DETAN Rod System in Carbon Steel. Find out more here:

Halfen DETAN Rod Systems in Carbon Steel Brochure

Halfen DETAN Rod Systems in Carbon Steel Installation Guide

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