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Quality-assured fixings and supports for rapid construction

Education

Quality-assured fixings and supports for rapid construction

Ancon fixings for masonry and concrete are an essential component in new-build schools, both public and private, enabling much-needed education facilities to be completed safely and quickly – whatever the budget.

Masonry support systems enable large-scale brick cladding installations to be completed to the highest safety standards and can be designed to allow iconic architectural brickwork features to be achieved, including deep soffits, arches and perforated masonry, without structural steelwork being seen. In concrete frame construction, shear load connectors and Shearfix punching shear reinforcement are specifically designed to simplify and accelerate construction processes.

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How to specify timber frame wall ties

Ancon recommends that when tying a masonry outer leaf to a timber frame, in a UK town or city, wall ties should be specified to Types 5 to 7 in BS 5268-6.1: 1996.