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.
Innovative and quick-to-install reinforcing bar couplers from Ancon replace time-consuming lapped joints and minimise reinforcement congestion in the gigantic concrete superstructure of Europe’s tallest building; the 87-floor, 462m high helicoidal Lakhta Tower in St. Petersburg.
Ancon is pleased to announce it has become one of the first businesses to transition its Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS) to the new International standard ISO 45001:2018.