The selection and spacing of wall ties depend on many factors. These include type of masonry to be tied, cavity width, type and height of building, location, and design life.
Approved Document E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound.
Wall ties should be of the correct length to ensure they are properly embedded in the masonry.
For the accurate calculation of U-values for walls it is important to use the correct information for stainless steel wall ties.
Mike Leonard, Director of the Modern Masonry Alliance, outlines the benefits of building with traditional brick and block construction.
Construction industry remains open. Manufacturing at Leviat continues through latest national lockdown.
The health, safety and wellbeing of all those who work with us and for us, as well as the general public, is always our No. 1 priority.
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.