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Online CPD from Ancon

As we all change the way we are working, Ancon has extended its technical services offering to include ‘on demand’ webinars enabling those of you practicing social distancing, while working at home or back in the office, to keep on top of your professional development.

Watch the latest webinars

The webinars complement our highly successful CPD-approved seminar programme of over 30 years and are delivered by Ancon technical staff who have considerable technical experience of applying seminar content in practice and in answering questions from both specifiers and contractors.

The following webinars, which cover masonry and concrete construction, are now available:

Concrete Construction

Designing for Joints in Structural Concrete: Part 1 
An overview of replacing lapped joints and projecting starter bars using reinforcement continuity systems and reinforcing against punching shear to EC2 using stud rail systems.

Designing for Joints in Structural Concrete: Part 2 
An overview of transferring shear across movement joints using shear connectors, plus the incorporation of thermal breaks at balcony locations.

Masonry Construction

The Support of Masonry Cladding on Framed Buildings
An overview of why we need masonry support and the various options available. Topics covered include: positioning of, and detailing at, movement joints, supporting masonry above horizontal movement joints, on radiussed areas and at suspended brickwork features.

The Correct Use of Wall Ties in Brick-to-Block Construction
An overview of best practice in the selection and installation of standard cavity wall ties. Topics covered include: how to specify wall tie typelength and density; how to install wall ties correctly; how to reduce thermal bridging.

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Latest News

Leviat Launches New 300mm Type 4 Wall Tie for Wider Cavities

Leading construction accessories manufacturer, Leviat, announces the release of its new Ancon Staifix HRT4 300mm Wall Tie designed for use in wider walls with cavities ranging from 151-175mm. The addition of this product to the existing range will help specifiers and builders to meet the latest Part L regulations and achieve the more stringent U-values and building fabric requirements in the upcoming Future Homes Standard.