Ancon Eazistrip: Awarded UK CARES Technical Approval
Ancon Eazistrip reinforcement continuity system can now be specified and installed with even greater confidence; Ancon is pleased to announce this product has been awarded UK CARES Technical Approval, TA2-5017.
Eazistrip is a quick and easy means of providing continuity of reinforcement at construction joints in concrete. Its use can help improve site safety and working access by minimising exposure to projecting starter bars. The system consists of pre-bent rebars, housed within a galvanised steel casing. After striking of formwork, the cover is removed and the bars straightened, ready for joining the continuation bars.
This UK CARES Technical Approval confirms Eazistrip, and its manufacturing and quality control processes have undergone extensive independent assessment and confirm Ancon’s compliance with all relevant standards; in particular it confirms Eazistrip’s suitability for use in reinforced concrete structures designed to BS8110.
Construction industry remains open. Manufacturing at Leviat continues through latest national lockdown.
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From January 1st 2021, the UK will recognise both the EU CE marking approvals, for a time limited period, and the new UK based approval system, which will be known as the UKCA mark. The EU will only recognise CE marking by EU notified bodies as proof of efficacy moving forwards. Leviat has been working closely with both EU notified and UK approved bodies to ensure compliance is achieved at the earliest possible opportunity and we can confirm that we have obtained all relevant certification.