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.
Ancon will be launching its latest fixing innovations at Ecobuild 2018, including extensions to its unique Teplo range of low thermal conductivity wall ties manufactured from basalt fibres.
2017 was another busy year for Ancon, so in case you missed anything, our new products, approvals and company news are all summarised here.