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Technical Information

Technical Information

EC6, EN845, PD6697 and BS5268

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.

Tie Length & Density

Wall ties should be of the correct length to ensure they are properly embedded in the masonry.

U-value Calculations

For the accurate calculation of U-values for walls it is important to use the correct information for stainless steel wall ties.

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Mike Leonard, Director of the Modern Masonry Alliance, outlines the benefits of building with traditional brick and block construction.

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