Precision products for structural maintenance and improvement
Ancon stainless steel ties and fixings play a vital role in repairing, maintaining and enhancing masonry and blockwork structures. Special crack-stitching kits and remedial wall ties are available to upgrade ageing brick walls during general repair work or as part of insulation or retrofit operations.
In concrete structures, Ancon MBT bolted couplers are often specified for structural upgrading or extensions to reinforced concrete structures, such as bridge deck widening projects – securely and reliably connecting new reinforced concrete elements to existing rebars in the original structure.
Ancon donated materials and technical support to the restoration of the Cholera Monument: One of Sheffield’s most visible and historic landmarks.
The Cholera Monument, Sheffield UK
Spanning the river Thames, the Dartford River Crossing forms a vital part of Britain's busiest orbital road, the M25. The Crossing comprises two dual-lane tunnels carrying traffic to the north and a four-lane cable-stayed bridge carrying traffic to the south.
Road Slab Endplates - Dartford East Tunnel Refurbishment, UK
The 762 metre long Clyde Tunnel has been a major transport link between north and south Glasgow for almost 50 years. On average 65,000 vehicles travel through it daily.
Clyde Tunnel Refurbishment, Glasgow, UK
Ancon TeploTie, the innovative low thermal conductivity Wall Tie, has been used in the UK’s first retrofit to achieve zero-carbon Level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes.
TeploTie used in First Zero-Carbon Retrofit
Wall ties and restraint fixings are an essential element in the stability of masonry panels.
Wall Ties & Restraint Fixings
The most efficient method of supporting stonework is normally for individual corbel supports to be positioned at the vertical joint between two adjacent stones.
Ancon is a specialist fabricator and has a wealth of experience in working with a range of types and grades of stainless steel.
Stainless Steel Fabrications
The use of Ancon Reinforcing Bar Couplers can simplify the design and construction of reinforced concrete and reduce the amount of reinforcement required.
Reinforcing Bar Couplers
Catch up on the latest developments from Ancon
Use of offsite manufacturing for multi-storey concrete frames is increasing in the UK. This trend has necessitated the development of new construction methodologies, particularly in the field of primary structural connections between precast concrete elements.
Successfully re-engineered by Ancon, the IHR range of internal head restraints can now accommodate gaps at the wall head of up to 75mm, extending the previous maximum of 50mm.
Ancon has been honoured at a Royal reception to celebrate its success in the 2018 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise – the third Queen’s Award for the company.