Roads & Bridges
Safety, strength and structural integrity
In road and bridge construction, the need for superior safety, strength and structural integrity means that Ancon steel fixings are routinely specified for large-scale infrastructure projects.
Concrete reinforcing bar couplers and starter bars play a key role in creating secure, high-strength bridges worldwide – from long-span crossings to footbridges.
Over 100,000 Ancon Rebar Couplers have been used in the concrete support towers, end piers and road deck of one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world.
Queensferry Crossing, Forth Estuary, Scotland
Ancon fabricated stainless steel bridge cappings and all associated support brackets for bridges running across the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.
Bridge Cappings & Supports - Channel Tunnel Rail Link, UK
Ancon MBT Headed Anchors have been installed on a section of the Eastlink Project in Melbourne.
Eastlink Project, Melbourne
Bartec Plus couplers offer a full strength connection together with enhanced fatigue resistance.
Bartec Plus Couplers
MBT couplers require neither bar end preparation to form threads nor bar rotation to effect installation. The bars are supported within the coupler by two serrated saddles.
The Starter Bar system is designed to increase the speed of construction at joints where continuity of reinforcement is required, or for fixing applications using standard metric bolts or studding.
Starter Bar System
Catch up on the latest developments from Ancon
The Government has amended the Building Regulations to prohibit the use of combustible materials in the external walls of buildings in England over 18 metres that contain at least one dwelling. Here Ancon answers a number of questions about the new regulation.
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.