Enabling simple, rapid construction with built-in reliability
In the water industry, Ancon steel fixings for concrete and masonry are frequently specified in the construction of water-treatment plants. Many elements of these structures are partly or completely buried and require thick reinforced concrete walls to withstand the high pressures exerted on them.
Reinforcement systems and couplers from Ancon can benefit concrete designs. Corrosion-resistant stainless steel is ideally suited to this sector and special fabrications can be manufactured to suit any application at Ancon’s advanced manufacturing facilities. Simplicity and speed of installation enable programme times to be reduced, while quality-assured products provide long-life strength and durability.
Ancon manufactures three products which provide continuity of reinforcement across construction joints in concrete.
Reinforcement Continuity Systems
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
Concrete structures are designed with expansion and contraction joints to allow movement to take place.
Shear Load Connectors
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.