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Masonry Components

  1. 1. Masonry Components Edition 3
  2. 2. Welcome to the latest edition of our Construction Accessories Catalogue Offering you a vast range of top quality, leading brand, Construction Accessories and supported by our nationwide branch network. We’re part of the SIG group, which has recently linked together its Insulation, Technical Insulation, Fixings, Interiors and Construction Accessories businesses, meaning that you can now source a huge range of products, all from your local SIG Construction Accessories branch, which means a true “One Stop Shop” for specialists. AtSIGConstructionAccessoriesweprideourselveson theserviceweoffertocustomers.Youcantrustusto provideafriendly,professionalserviceandfast, responsivedeliveries,locallyornationally.Ourdedicated teamareavailablewithexpertproductandapplication support,includingourspecialistteams:Waterproofing, MasonryComponents,ConcreteRepairCentreand GeotechnicalCentre,ensuringyougettherightproducts fortherightjob,ontimeandwithinbudget. Providing the complete geotechnical solution, SIG Geotechnical Centre go beyond system design and product supply. With a mobile technical sales department to hand, providing free on-site support and advice, our dedicated in-house team are trained to offer the most cost effective and high performance systems, combined with the option for free PI cover on eligible designs. The Concrete Repair Centre offers specialist support with expert product advice and guidance from one point of contact and access to the full range of your preferred brands, nationwide. WATERPROOFING We have a full range of Waterproofing products featuring the major brands within our national network of branches. Our Technical Business Development team can assist you with the correct specification to ensure all your requirements are fully “watertight”. MASONRY COMPONENTS Our Masonry components teams can offer technical advice for various design systems including a project management, take off and design service. We have vast experience in supplying a comprehensive range of products from Wall Ties and Brickwork Reinforcement to Masonry Support and Windpost Systems, we can offer advice on the best solution for your building requirements.
  3. 3. 4-85 86-105 110-121 122-136 BRICKWORK & ACCESSORIES INSULATION & VENTILATION PROTECTION MATERIALS ACCESSORIES, TOOLS & SAFETY 3Contents 106-109EXTERNAL RENDER 137-139CONVERSION CHARTS & TABLES
  4. 4. 4 Brickwork & Accessories We have a vast experience in supplying a comprehensive range of products to the brickwork and blockwork requirement on site. We offer everything other than the bricks and blocks themselves, including a project management, take-off and design service. SIG Construction Accessories stock more Ancon products than any other distributor, including off-the-shelf support systems, channel, brick reinforcement and wall ties which are all widely available on our next day service. Specialist items can be designed or sourced as required, just contact one of our Nationwide branches for more information. Take Offs & Specifications • We provide a take off service whenever required by the customer. • We work with customers and suppliers to support or change specifications in order to add value to our customer’s business. PRODUCTS PAGE Masonry Support 7 Cast-in Channels 13 Windposts 16 Brick Reinforcement 22 Wall Channel 43 Wall Starter Systems 45 Head Restraints 47 Restraint Straps/Multiholed Fixings Straps 50 Masonry Hangers - Solid Joist 53 Roof Connectors 57 Angle Brackets and Ties 58 Joint Fillers 61 Sealants 62 Damp Proof Courses (DPC) 64 Damp Proof Course (DPC) Accessories 71 Cloak Units 74 Special Applications Coping Stones 78 Abutment Trays 79 Leaded Cavity Trays 79 Brickwork Protection 81 Brick & Concrete Cleaning Material 82 Bricklayer Accessories 84
  5. 5. 5Brickwork & Accessories Project Management Service Your construction projects are driven by delivering on time, to budget. To help you achieve this, we can support you with our full project management service for brickwork products. At enquiry stage, you will be allocated a Project Manager who will liaise with manufacturers, buyers, project managers, architects and engineers for you, to ensure the correct products for your project are designed and supplied to site on time. Just send your dedicated Project Manager your architectural drawings and we will do the rest: • Identifying where brickwork components are required • Specifying the products required • Providing take offs for the project* • Quoting • Arranging the design and manufacture of the products • Liaising with manufacturers and site to schedule deliveries • After sales support Our fully qualified team of chartered surveyors and engineers has the knowledge and experience to deliver your design requirements. We will always seek your approval before going ahead with a specification.
  6. 6. 6 Brickwork & Accessories Design Service SIG Construction Accessories offers a comprehensive design service for bespoke products including masonry support, windposts and cloaks to meet all your technical requirements. We co-ordinate the design process from start to finish, saving you time and giving you a tailor-made, trouble free masonry package. Take Off Service Time is a scarce resource on site, and we know that creating take-offs is time consuming. Our project management service includes a full take-off* for masonry support, wall ties, DPC’s cavity trays and cavity closers. Our specialist team has the experience to ensure a fast turnaround, so you can get an estimate and your order quickly and efficiently. A Service Tailored to Your Needs You can call on our expertise at any stage of your project and we’ll be happy to assist. We can also offer advice on specification alternatives to ensure you are getting the most suitable product for the job. If you would like any further information about this service and how we can help with your project, please contact your local branch; see back cover for details. = You submit a full set of architectural drawings (electronic or paper copy) A full take off is carried out by our fully qualified Quantity Surveyors. This service is chargeable but re-credited when materials are ordered from the take off The drawings will be forwarded to the appropriate manufacturer for a full technical design and take off Is there a design requirement? You will be allocated a designated Project Manager. who will liaise with site to handle call offs and schedule your deliveries Full detailed drawings are submitted and approvals from contractor/structural engineering/ architect are sought Quote for materials submitted and accepted Full detailed drawings are submitted and approvals from contractor/structural engineering/ architect are sought Are drawings approved Yes No No Yes Amendments made
  7. 7. 7Brickwork & Accessories Masonry Support In design situations when a masonry support angle is required there are three principle systems to choose from: AnconOptima, MDC or CFA. Through our on site design evaluation with your project manager and negotiations with your procurement and design teams, we can ascertain which system is appropriate in each instance. Project Management Service SIG Construction Accessories is the primary driver of information flow throughout the design process of masonry support systems. All aspects of the approval and manufacturing process are co-ordinated through a dedicated account manager, who will ensure the proposed designs are signed off for manufacture and delivered to your construction schedule. Detailed cross section and layout drawings are supplied for the bespoke support system required. This will show the location of the fixings, whether it is bolt positioning for cast-in channels for concrete frames or bolt positioning for steel frames. Bracket angle units are cross referenced clearly against grid lines for easy installation on site. Details for Specification and Ordering The principal information needed to start an enquiry is: • What is the cavity size? • What is the masonry load to be carried? • What is the support system being fixed back to?
  8. 8. 8 Brickwork & Accessories Specification / Referencing Ancon masonry support follows an easy to use referencing system to aid installation on site. The reference always follows the same structure: System / type / cavity / masonry load / projection where: MDC = Welded Bracket / Angle. MDC/R = Welded Bracket / Angle with reversed angle. MDC/I = Welded Bracket / Angle inverted angle system. CFA = Cold Formed Angle standard system. CFA/I = Cold Formed Angle Inverted system. P = Projection. Examples: MDC / R / 75 / 5.6 Welded Bracket system with a reversed angle to suit a 75mm cavity and to carry 5.6kN/metre run of masonry. CFA / I / 50 / 6.0 Continuous / Cold Formed Angle system with an inverted angle to suit a 50mm cavity and to carry 6.0kN/m run of masonry. Adjustment Cast-in channel will provide virtually unlimited horizontal adjustment; slotted holes in a steel edge member will offer more limited adjustment. The ability of welded bracket support systems to accommodate variations in the line of the structure is limited by the maximum thickness of shims. Shims can be included between the bracket and the frame up to a maximum thickness of the outside diameter of the fixing bolt, or 16mm, whichever is less. Vertical adjustment is provided by the deep slot in the back of the bracket. Bi-metallic Corrosion Corrosion of a steel frame may be slightly increased where there is direct contact with stainless steel in a damp environment. This can be avoided by isolating the two dissimilar metals by painting the contact area or by incorporating a separating membrane.
  9. 9. 9Brickwork & Accessories AnconOptima Standard Support Systems Available from stock The Industry’s growing emphasis on speed of construction, and the limited ability of welded bracket support systems to provide adjustment on site, has created a demand for an off­the- shelf support system. AnconOptima consists of short two-step angles, interchangable brackets and locking wedges. Benefits of AnconOptima • More adjustable than welded bracket systems allowing for variations in the structural frame • Specified by using simple load / cavity charts • No requirement for detailed layout drawings, reducing design time • Non-project specific and supplied from stock • Faster and easier to install - reduces labour requirements for installation Adjustment Brackets are changed on site to allow for variations in the edge beam and are available to suit cavities from 60mm to 150mm in 5mm increments. Shims can be used for fine adjustments and should never need to be more than 4mm thick. The AnconOptima System features a fixing zone providing a total of 50mm horizontal adjustment. If the system is to be fixed using expansion bolts, the brackets can be moved to eliminate clashes between the bolts and reinforcing bar. This also allows the system to be fixed to pre-drilled holes rather than slots in steelwork. Vertical adjustment is achieved in the usual way by the deep slot in the back of the bracket. Horizontal adjustment can be increased by fixing the system to an Ancon channel cast into the face of the concrete. Cutting On Site AnconOptima is not designed for specific buildings and certain angles will need to be cut on site to suit the length required. Each angle section must have at least two brackets. Corners Standard left-hand and right-hand corners are available. Each corner section requires three brackets in order to achieve the required performance. These sections should never be cut. Installation A detailed installation guide is enclosed with each delivery. Additional copies are available on request.
  10. 10. 10 Brickwork & Accessories System Maximum Load Angle Length Nominal Length (including 10mm gap between angles) Fixing Zone Colour Bracket Position AnconOptima 10 10kN/m 990mm 1000mm Red 500mm centres AnconOptima 12 12kN/m 990mm 1000mm Green 500mm centres AnconOptima 14 14kN/m 790mm 800mm Blue 400mm centres AnconOptima 10 Fixing Fixing Height (mm) Min. Edge (mm) Min. Slab (mm) Maximum load (kN/m) for various cavity widths (mm) 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 140 145 150 30/20 channel 140mm 75mm 215mm 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9.8 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.0 8.9 8.7 8.5 FAZII 12/30 A4 * 140mm 75mm 215mm 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 FBNII 12/30 A4** 140mm 90mm 230mm 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9.8 M12 set screw 140mm - - 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 M12 Steelgrip ™ 140mm - - 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 AnconOptima 12 Fixing Fixing Height (mm) Min. Edge (mm) Min. Slab (mm) Maximum load (kN/m) for various cavity widths (mm) 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 140 145 150 30/20 channel 140mm 75mm 215mm 10.1 12 11.8 11.6 11.4 11.1 10.9 10.7 10.4 10.2 10 9.8 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.0 8.9 8.7 8.5 FAZII 12/30 A4 * 140mm 75mm 215mm 10.1 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11.8 11.6 11.4 FBNII 12/30 A4** 140mm 105mm 245mm 10.1 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11.8 11.6 11.4 M12 set screw 140mm - - 10.1 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 M12 Steelgrip ™ 140mm - - 10.1 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 AnconOptima 14 Fixing Fixing Height (mm) Min. Edge (mm) Min. Slab (mm) Maximum load (kN/m) for various cavity widths (mm) 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 140 145 150 30/20 channel 140mm 75mm 215mm 12.7 14 14 14 14 13.9 13.6 13.3 13.1 12.8 12.5 12.3 12.0 11.8 11.5 11.3 11.0 10.9 10.7 FAZII 12/30 A4 * 140mm 75mm 215mm 12.7 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 FBNII 12/30 A4** 140mm 105mm 245mm 12.7 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 M12 set screw 140mm - - 12.7 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 M12 Steelgrip ™ 140mm - - 12.7 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Notes: Minimum Slab thickness assumes the support angle is level with the bottom of the slab.A thicker slab will be required where this is not the case. * FAZII 12/30 A4 is an Ancon High Performance Bolt **FBNII 12/30 A4 is an Ancon Single Expansion Bolt
  11. 11. 11Brickwork & Accessories Ancon MDC Bracket Angle Support System This bespoke system can carry over eight metres of brickwork and can accommodate any width of cavity from 40mm. The brackets are welded to the angle and the material content of both components is optimised to ensure an economic solution. The Ancon MDC system can be supplied in a variety of configurations to suit particular applications and support special masonry features. The size of the support angle can be varied to suit the thickness and height of the masonry to be carried. Bracket spacing, depth and height are all varied to suit loadings, fixing position and cavity width. Adjustment Limited adjustment is provided in every direction to allow for tolerance in the structural frame. The serrated and slotted face of the bracket allows for vertical adjustment. Shims allow adjustment to suit variation in the structural frame. Longitudinal adjustment is provided by a cast-in channel in concrete or slots in steelwork.
  12. 12. 12 Brickwork & Accessories CFA Continuous Angle Support System Continuous angles are usually suitable for applications where cavities are small, or there is a requirement for the cavity to be closed at the support position. The angles will normally be supplied in lengths of up to four metres. Adjustment Adjustment is provided in every direction to allow for tolerance in the structural frame. Vertical slots in the angle with serrated pads allow ±25mm adjustment. Horizontal adjustment is virtually unlimited when fixing to a continuous cast-in channel and will depend on the length of the slotted holes in the edge member when fixing to steel. Slotted holes (18 x 60mm) in the angle allow horizontal adjustment of ±22mm. Shims can be included between the bracket and the frame, up to a maximum thickness of the outside diameter of the fixing bolt, or 16mm, whichever is less. Thermal Breaks Masonry support systems from Ancon can be supplied with Thermal Breaks* to minimise cold bridging, and improve the energy efficiency of your building project. Ancon Thermal breaks work by inserting a material with a lower thermal conductivity between the brackets and the frame. Shaped like a standard Ancon key-hole shim, these Thermal Breaks are manufactured from a durable fibre-reinforced thermoset plastic, which has a thermal conductivity of just 0.3W/mK. This product is suitable for standard AnconOptima support brackets and most Ancon MDC-type brackets. *Ancon Thermal Break, ref. BK03
  13. 13. 13Brickwork & Accessories Cast-in Channels Cast-in Channels range from simple self-anchoring slots for accepting restraint fixings to large capacity channels with integral anchors. They provide the necessary adjustment required when fixing to concrete and can eliminate site drilling. Nail holes aid the fixing of channels to timber formwork and an infill prevents the ingress of concrete during casting. Cast-in fixings do not generate expansive forces in the concrete and can be used at close centres and closer to the edges than expansion fixings. There are many cast-in channel profiles, the most commonly used are 21/18 and 30/20. Omega 21/18 The Omega 21/18 Channel is a self-anchoring channel for use with Ancon wall ties referenced SP21, SD21 or PP21. The shallow depth of 18mm allows the channel to be used where there is reduced cover to the reinforcement. Nail holes aid the fixing of the channel to timber formwork. 30/20 Ancon 30/20 is a high performance channel and should be used in preference to 38/17. Its unique shape allows the applied load to be fed directly from the channel lips to the anchors and the more compact section size improves its fit between reinforcement. In addition, its lower material content provides cost benefits. Specially designed T-head bolts ride up the sloping sides of the channel and securely lock behind the front lips. This channel also accepts standard 20mm wide wall ties.
  14. 14. 14 Brickwork & Accessories Fixing to Channels This is achieved by ‘T’ head bolts. These are inserted into the channel and turned through 90°. The bolt must then be tightened to the correct torque. Tapped plate washers can be used as an alternative to ‘T’ bolts where non- standard bolt lengths or diameters are required. Allowable Channel Loads The allowable load data is available upon request. Channel Infill All Ancon channels are supplied filled to help stop the ingress of concrete during casting. This material is removed easily in long sections. Installation Guidance When fixing to timber formwork, all nail holes need to be utilised, to prevent excessive ingress of concrete fines between the formwork and the channel during casting. Nails with a plain shank should be installed perpendicular to the channel to ensure easy removal of the formwork. Masonry Support Fixings Design Considerations There are several factors which will affect the performance of these fixings. The following areas should be considered to ensure that the expected performance is achieved: • Embedment • Edge distances and spacings • Fixing thicknesses and shims • Combined loads Types of Suitable Fixings: • Single Expansion Bolts (Concrete) • High Performance Bolts (Concrete) • Ancon Steel Grip (Steel Box Section) • Resin Anchors (Concrete) We can select the most appropriate fixing for your masonry support application. High performance bolt Capsule anchors Steelgrip Patent no.2410307
  15. 15. 15Brickwork & Accessories Lintels Lintels span across openings (typically doors and windows) and transfer the weight of the masonry above the opening to the masonry each side. The horizontal leg of the lintel fits within a bed joint, the front edge is usually turned down to provide a drip edge which helps shed moisture above the opening. Lintels usually support both leaves of masonry, but single leaf lintels are also available. A complete range of galvanised and stainless steel lintels are available to suit all domestic and commercial applications. The Housing and Unilintel ranges are designed to suit the loading conditions found in the majority of residential and commercial buildings. The standard range consists of: • Housing Lintels • Unilintels • Channel Lintels • Solid Wall Lintels • Single Leaf Lintels • Timber Frame Lintels • Box Lintels Custom Lintels In order to meet the requirements of today’s challenging industry, SIG Construction Accessories can source the design and manufacture of both special stainless steel and galvanised steel lintels for application where standard lintels are unsuitable. Solutions can be supplied for complex features such as corbels and other architectural details. Special cranked, bay, corner and cantilevered corners are available in addition to the following arch shapes: • Segmental arch • Semi-circular arch • Apex arch • Gothic arch • Flat top arch • Double arch • Arched on plan The following information will aid the design of a custom lintel and if available should be supplied with your enquiry: • Wall construction: outer leaf, inner leaf and cavity size. • Clear span of opening • Bearings available (if less than 225mm) • Radius or rise of arch and angles for apex/ cranked and corner lintels
  16. 16. 16 Brickwork & Accessories Windposts Large panels of masonry or panels with openings can often be difficult to justify structurally. The traditional solutions have been to either increase the thickness of the wall or introduce an additional column. Windposts fit within the wall allowing the existing thickness to be maintained. Both stainless steel and mild steel/ coated windposts can be supplied. Ancon WP1 and WP3 Windposts These are channel section windposts which are designed to be installed within the cavity leaving the blockwork undisturbed. The windposts are complete with end connections and ties which fit into the vertical slots in the flanges of the channel section. Ancon WP2 Windposts WP2 Windposts are angle section windposts designed for either small cavities or where wind loads are high. One leg of the angle windpost is built into the blockwork, and the blockwork is tied through the leg of the windpost to minimise any possible movement or cracking of internal finishes. If a vertical movement joint is required in place of a tied joint, debonded ties can be supplied. WP2 Typical examples of windpost applications WP1 WP3
  17. 17. 17Brickwork & Accessories Ancon WP4 Windposts These are generally used in internal blockwork walls that have a ‘fair faced’ finish to both sides and where the windposts cannot protrude beyond either face. Sometimes referred to as ‘spine’ posts they are flat plates designed to fit within the wall. Although the depth of a WP4 post is limited by the width of the masonry (ideally 20mm less than the wall width) the thickness of the post can vary to increase its load capacity. Blockwork is tied through the post. Debonded ties can be used if the post is positioned at a movement joint. Windpost Design Windposts are designed and manufactured to suit each individual project. Sufficient time should be allowed for the design, approval and manufacturing process when placing orders. Ancon Windposts are designed to span vertically between floors to provide lateral support for panels of brickwork. The windposts will usually be restrained by the brickwork and designed as ‘simply supported beams’. Deflection under wind load will often limit the maximum loading. Windposts can be designed as ‘propped cantilevers’ to limit deflection, this however will require a much larger base connection which in many cases may be difficult to accommodate. Connections to the frame are designed to permit adjustment during installation. Serrated surfaces will be provided where adjustment is in the direction of the load. The top connection allows for shrinkage or vertical movement of the frame to take place. The type of fixing will depend on the nature of the frame. Expansion bolts are normally supplied for concrete frames and set screws will be supplied for steel frames. Typical fixing details are shown overleaf, although others are available.
  18. 18. 18 Brickwork & Accessories Parapet and Spandrel Posts Ancon Parapet and Spandrel Posts are restrained by the brickwork and designed as ‘cantilevers’. The base connection will need to be sufficient to resist the ‘bending moment’ and may in some cases be difficult to accommodate within the floor construction. The height of these posts is unlikely to be more than 1.6 metres. Standard Windpost Section Sizes WP1 WP2 WP3 WP4 Depth,Width,Thickness Depth,Width,Thickness Depth,Width,Thickness Depth,Width,Thickness 60 x 60 x 4mm 125 x 70 x 4mm 55 x 60 x 4mm 90 x 8mm 80 x 60 x 4mm 140 x 70 x 4mm 65 x 60 x 4mm 100 x 8mm 150 x 70 x 4mm 75 x 60 x 4mm 110 x 8mm 170 x 70 x 4mm 85 x 60 x 4mm 120 x 8mm 160 x 70 x 5mm 55 x 60 x 5mm 170 x 70 x 5mm 75 x 60 x 5mm 180 x 70 x 5mm 85 x 60 x 5mm 130 x 70 x 6mm 75 x 60 x 5mm 150 x 70 x 6mm 95 x 60 x 5mm 185 x 70 x 6mm 105 x 60 x 5mm 150 x 80 x 8mm 115 x 60 x 5mm 170 x 80 x 8mm 115 x 60 x 6mm 180 x 80 x 8mm 115 x 60 x 8mm Mild Steel Posts Some projects have a need for mild steel posts. These can be supplied with a range of coatings to suit the application, such as galvanised red oxide paint or just in plain mild steel. Both SHS and RHS posts can be supplied.
  19. 19. 19Brickwork & Accessories Windpost Ties A range of ties are available to suit Ancon Windposts. SDN SDN Ties (with drip) are used to the outer leaf. SPN SPN Ties to the inner leaf. SNS SNS Ties are used across the posts in the inner blockwork and can be supplied with a debonding sleeve for use where there is a vertical movement joint. Typical Windpost Fixing Details Base Connection of a WP3 Windpost to Combideck. Top Connection of a WP3 Windpost to the Underside of a Concrete Beam. Top Connection of a WP3 Windpost to the Face of the Concrete. SNS SDN SPN
  20. 20. 20 Brickwork & Accessories Top Connection of a WP2 Windpost to the Underside of a Steel Beam. Top Connection of a WP2 Windpost to the Underside of a Timber Wall Plate. Top Connection of a WP3 Windpost to the Underside of a Steel Beam. Base Connection of a WP2 Parapet Post to the Top and Face of a Concrete Slab. Base Connection of a WP3 Windpost to the Top of a Concrete Slab. Top Connection of a WP3 Windpost to the Top of a Timber Wall Plate.
  21. 21. 21Brickwork & Accessories Windpost Design Sheet If you would like to order a windpost, please complete questions 1-9 below. One windpost specification per sheet. Reference/Contact 1. Type (tick) NB: Windposts will be detailed and supplied as orientated above unless otherwise stated. 3. Number Required Number of windposts required to this specification No. 2. Section Size E.g. 140 x 70 x 4mm 4. Length Structural Opening (a to b) mm 5. Top Connection (tick) Please indicate required top connection from the drawing below and complete all applicable dimensions (see ?) 9. Drawings Attached? Yes No Please attach drawings showing section through building if available Contact: Site Address: Tel: Fax: Order No: Please fax back to your local branch 7. Slot Dimension Please state dimension from base to first tie position to match coursing (b to x) mm 8. Brick and Block Brick mm Cavity Size mm Block mm 6. Base Connection ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b ?? ? ? aa xx bb x b WP1 WP2 WP3 WP4 Concrete Steel Beam Please state size of UB Timber wall plate Please state size of wall plate and any offset Concrete Concrete Steel Beam Please state size of UB
  22. 22. 22 Brickwork & Accessories Brick Reinforcement Brick reinforcement products are designed for structural reinforced masonry applications and crack control. All products supplied by SIG Construction Accessories comply fully with the requirements of the Reinforced Masonry Design Code - BSEN 1996 and BSEN 845- 3: 2003*. *All products also comply with the new regulations on CE marking. Brickforce® Brick reinforcement consists of two main parallel wires joined by in-line welded cross wires. Main wires are manufactured to a flattened profile to simplify location into the mortar joint without steel build-up problems at lap positions corners/junctions, or when used in conjunction with wall ties. Both stainless and galvanised steel are held in stock. Main Wires: Flattened profile, equivalent diameter to suit design requirements with a minimum characteristic tensile strength of 500N/mm2 . Brickforce is available in a range of different main wire diameters for specific structural loading situations, and in a variety of product widths to suit different block or brick leaf construction. Pack Sizes: • Manufactured in 2.7m long strips and supplied in packs • Stainless steel packs contain 20 strips (54m per pack) • Galvanised packs contain 25 strips (67.5m per pack). Minimum overlap 225mm
  23. 23. 23Brickwork & Accessories Brickforce Stainless Steel Code Galvanised Code Wire Diameter Wall Thickness SBF30W60 GBF30W60 3mm 102mm brick or 100mm block SBF35W60 GBF35W60 3.5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block SBF40W60 GBF40W60 4mm 102mm brick or 100mm block SBF45W60 GBF45W60 4.5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block SBF50W60 GBF50W60 5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block SBF30W100 GBF30W100 3mm 140mm block SBF35W100 GBF35W100 3.5mm 140mm block SBF40W100 GBF40W100 4mm 140mm block SBF45W100 GBF45W100 4.5mm 140mm block SBF50W100 GBF50W100 5mm 140mm block SBF30W150 GBF30W150 3mm 190/200mm block SBF35W150 GBF35W150 3.5mm 190/200mm block SBF40W150 GBF40W150 4mm 190/200mm block SBF45W150 GBF45W150 4.5mm 190/200mm block SBF50W150 GBF50W150 5mm 190/200mm block SBF30W175 GBF30W175 3mm 215mm block SBF35W175 GBF35W175 3.5mm 215mm block SBF40W175 GBF40W175 4mm 215mm block SBF45W175 GBF45W175 4.5mm 215mm block SBF50W175 GBF50W175 5mm 215mm block 1. For external walls (including internal leaf of cavity) 2. Internal walls only (partitions of cross walls) Product code describes finish, wire diameter and product width. i.e. SBF35W60 = stainless Brickforce 3.5mm dia wire 60mm wide. GBF40W100 = galvanised Brickforce 4.0mm dia wire 100mm wide. Notes: Other widths and customised components available. Specialist Products Other specialist reinforcement products are available
  24. 24. 24 Brickwork & Accessories Bricktor® CCR Bricktor® CCR is a crack control reinforcement product which can be used for both standard masonry joints and 2-3mm thin joint systems. Supplied in a roll, Bricktor is manufactured from high tensile wire. Its cross wires are designed in a square welded format which allows easier application into the bed joint. It is available in both stainless steel and galvanised finishes. Galvanised Bricktor is for use in internal walls only. For external walls (including inside leaf of cavity wall) stainless steel Bricktor must be used. Used in thin joint aircrete construction, the welded wire mesh is approx. 1.5 mm in thickness which lies easily within 2-3mm mortar joints. Quality • Stainless steel wire - Grade 304S 15 • Galvanised steel - zinc coated 60g/m2 • Wire characteristics - longitudinal wires - 1.25mm diameter • Cross wires - 0.65mm diameter Sizes Supplied as 25m roll. Minimum overlap 225mm. Stainless Steel Galvanised No. of main wires To suit wall width SBT60CCR GBT60CCR 4 100 - 125mm SBT100CCR GBT100CCR 6 140 - 150mm SBT160CCR GBT160CCR 9 190 - 200mm SBT180CCR GBT180CCR 10 215mm Note: For wall widths greater than 225mm, a combination of narrower roll widths may be used.
  25. 25. 25Brickwork & Accessories Bricktie® SCF Reinforcement for collar jointed walls. Bricktie® SCF is a ladder type masonry reinforcement element that consists of a 20 x 3mm flat tie welded to two longitudinal flattened reinforcing wires. Bricktie® is 175mm wide and 2.7m in length being specifically designed to reinforce and provide structural wall ties to suit a 215mm thick composite masonry wall. The use of Bricktie® allows the construction of collar-jointed walls - made up from two thinner blocks. By tying the two masonry leaves together, the wall may be designed as if it were solid construction. Bricktie is produced in 3 sizes depending on the strength required. w Pitch Ø longitudinal Profile longitudinal Ø cross-flat length weight kg/pc a b c d l Bricktie SCF35W175 175mm 450mm 3.5mm 2.75 x 4mm 20 x 3mm 2700mm 0.911 Bricktie SCF40W175 175mm 450mm 4mm 2.75 x 5mm 20 x 3mm 2700mm 1.052 Bricktie SCF50W175 175mm 450mm 5mm 3 x 8mm 20 x 3mm 2700mm 1.395
  26. 26. 26 Brickwork & Accessories Ancon AMR Reinforcement Ancon AMR is a steel reinforcement, designed to be located in the horizontal bed joint to strengthen masonry panels. The longitudinal steel wires are flattened to ensure good cover is maintained even lapped or used with wall ties. Depth and Length The main longitudinal wires are flattened to less than 3mm. Ancon AMR is manufactured in standard lengths of 2700mm. The longitudinal wires have a minimum characteristic yield strength of 500N/mm2 . Materials Ancon AMR is available in Austenitic stainless steel (ref. S) and galvanised steel (ref. G). Stainless steel provides the greatest corrosion resistance and life-cycle costing benefits, and is suitable for use in any application. Galvanised steel is not suitable for use in the external leaf of a cavity wall. Wire Diameters The Ancon AMR is manufactured from five wire sizes which, after flattening, have an equivalent wire diameter of 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 and 5mm. Widths Available in four standard widths (60, 100, 150, 175mm), the Ancon AMR can be used in wall widths from 100mm to 215mm.
  27. 27. 27Brickwork & Accessories AMR Reinforcement Stainless Steel Code Galvanised Code* Wire Diameter Wall Thickness AMR/S/3.0/60 AMR/G/3.0/60 3mm 102mm brick or 100mm block AMR/S/3.5/60 AMR/G/3.5/60 3.5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block AMR/S/4.0/60 AMR/G/4.0/60 4mm 102mm brick or 100mm block AMR/S/4.5/60 AMR/G/4.5/60 4.5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block AMR/S/5.0/60 AMR/G/5.0/60 5mm 102mm brick or 100mm block AMR/S/3.0/100 AMR/G/3.0/100 3mm 140mm block AMR/S/3.5/100 AMR/G/3.5/100 3.5mm 140mm block AMR/S/4.0/100 AMR/G/4.0/100 4mm 140mm block AMR/S/4.5/100 AMR/G/4.5/100 4.5mm 140mm block AMR/S/5.0/100 AMR/G/5.0/100 5mm 140mm block AMR/S/3.0/150 AMR/G/3.0/150 3mm 190/200mm block AMR/S/3.5/150 AMR/G/3.5/150 3.5mm 190/200mm block AMR/S/4.0/150 AMR/G/4.0/150 4mm 190/200mm block AMR/S/4.5/150 AMR/G/4.5/150 4.5mm 190/200mm block AMR/S/5.0/150 AMR/G/5.0/150 5mm 190/200mm block AMR/S/3.0/175 AMR/G/3.0/175 3mm 215mm block AMR/S/3.5/175 AMR/G/3.5/175 3.5mm 215mm block AMR/S/4.0/175 AMR/G/4.0/175 4mm 215mm block AMR/S/4.5/175 AMR/G/4.5/175 4.5mm 215mm block AMR/S/5.0/175 AMR/G/5.0/175 5mm 215mm block * For use with internal wall only (partition or cross wall)
  28. 28. 28 Brickwork & Accessories Ancon AMR - X Reinforcement Ancon AMR – X is based on the existing Ancon AMR masonry reinforcement, but with shaped rather than straight cross wires. This innovative design is a simple, cost effective way to correct poor site practice. If applied to dry bricks or blocks, only the modified cross wires are in contact with the masonry; the longitudinal wires are elevated. When the next masonry unit is lowered, the mortar layer disperses around the steel, leaving the reinforcement fully surrounded. The depth and length of the Ancon AMR – X is the same as the Ancon AMR reinforcement. Ancon AMR –X is manufactured from stainless steel wire and is therefore suitable for use in internal and external wall panels. The longitudinal wires are manufactured in two sizes which, after flattening, have an equivalent wire diameter of 3mm and 5mm. Available in two standard widths (60mm, 100mm), Ancon AMR-X can be used in masonry units from 100 to 150mm wide. Wall Thickness Product Reference 100mm – 125mm Brick/Block AMR-X/S/D3.0/W60 AMR-X/S/D5.0/W60 140mm – 150mm Block AMR-X/S/D3.0/W100 AMR-X/S/D5.0/W100 Corner Units and T-Sections Pre-fabricated corner units and T-Sections can be manufactured to provide true continuity of reinforcement.
  29. 29. 29Brickwork & Accessories Metal Lath and Mesh Range of expanded metal sheets and coils for internal and external plaster key applications and anti-crack control. Brick Reinforcement Coil Coil Mesh Lath is produced for brick and block-work reinforcement. Its primary usage is to prevent cracking. Reasons why you should select stainless steel or galvanised coils for reinforcing brickwork: • Brick reinforcement coils are lengths of expanded stainless or galvanised mesh with continuity of steel throughout • Have no joints, welds or interweaving to fail under stress • Once mortared into brickwork the diamond- shaped meshes are anchored immovably so that the reinforcement cannot slip under tension Specification All galvanised materials are manufactured from steel to DX51.BSEN 10142 (g 275). Stainless steel materials are manufactured from steel to EN 10088-2 grade 1.4301 (standard supersedes BS1449 Part 2: 1983 grade 304 S15). Material Thickness Material Size 0.3mm Galvanised Steel 63mm 0.3mm Galvanised Steel 100mm 0.3mm Galvanised Steel 175mm 0.3mm Galvanised Steel 225mm 0.3mm Galvanised Steel 305mm 0.3mm Stainless Steel 63mm 0.3mm Stainless Steel 100mm 0.3mm Stainless Steel 175mm 0.3mm Stainless Steel 225mm Available in 20 or 100 metre coils
  30. 30. 30 Brickwork & Accessories Ancon Wall Ties The selection and spacing of wall ties depend on many factors. These include the type of brick/block to be tied, cavity width, type and height of building, location and design life. Map One Wind speed information taken from BS EN 1991-1-4: 2005 for use with PD 6697: 2010. Map Two Wind speed information taken from BS 6399-2: 1997 Code of Practice for Wind Loads for use with BS 5268-6.1: 1996. Density and Positioning of Ties For walls in which both leaves are 90mm or thicker, ties should be used at not less than 2.5 per square metre (900mm horizontal x 450mm vertical centres). Ties should be evenly distributed over the wall area, except around openings, and should preferably be staggered. Length of Tie and Embedment Wall ties should be of the correct length to ensure they are properly embedded in the masonry. The tie should have a minimum embedment of 50mm in each leaf but also take site tolerances into account for both cavity width and centring of the tie. For this reason we suggest tie lengths which achieve an embedment of between 62.5mm and 75mm. Recommended lengths to suit various cavity widths are shown for masonry-to-masonry wall ties.
  31. 31. 31Brickwork & Accessories Selection of Wall Ties to PD6697 and BS 5268-6:1 Type Application Density Max Building Height Geographical Location Type 1 Heavy duty tie suitable for most building sizes and types. Not very flexible and not recommended where there is expected to be excessive differential movement between leaves 2.5 ties/m2 3-4 ties/ m2 at unbonded edges Any height Suitable for most sites. However, for relatively tall or unusually shaped buildings in vulnerable areas, the tie provision should be calculated. Type 2 General purpose tie for domestic and small commercial buildings. May be suitable for buildings exceeding 15 metres if shown to be adequate by calculation. 2.5 ties/m2 3-4 ties/ m2 at unbonded edges 15m Suitable for flat sites. Basic wind speed up to 31m/s and altitude not more than 150m above sea level. Type 3 Basic wall tie generally as Type 2 above 2.5 ties/m2 3-4 ties/ m2 at unbonded edges 15m Suitable for flat sites. Basic wind speed limited to 27m/s and altitude not more than 150m above sea level Type 4 Light duty wall tie suitable for box-form domestic dwellings with leaves of similar thickness 2.5 ties/m2 3-4 ties/ m2 at unbonded edges 10m Suitable for flat sites in towns and cities where the basic wind speed is limited to 27m/s and altitude not more than 150m above sea level. Type 5 Timber frame tie suitable for domestic houses and industrial/ commercial developments of up to three storeys 4.4 ties/m2 3-4 ties/ m2 at unbonded edges 15m Suitable for flat sites in towns and cities where the basic wind speed does not exceed 25m/s and altitude is not more than 150m above sea level Type 6 As Type 5 but suitable for developments of up to four storeys As Type 5 15m Suitable for flat sites in towns and cities where the basic wind speed does not exceed 25m/s and altitude is not more than 150m above sea level Type 7 As Type 5 but suitable for developments of between five and seven storeys, being designed to accommodate the increased vertical differential movement. Calculated for actual performance required for each site location 18m Calculated for actual performance required for each site location For complete information refer to PD6697 and BS 5268-6:1
  32. 32. 32 Brickwork & Accessories Recommended lengths of Masonry to Masonry Wall Ties Cavity Width Length of Wall Tie BS 5628-1 Wall tie 50 - 75mm 200mm HRT4/ RT2/ RT3/ ST1/ Teplo 76 - 100mm 225mm HRT4/ RT2/ RT3/ ST1/ Teplo 101 - 125mm 250mm HRT4/ RT2/ RT3/ ST1/ Teplo 126 - 150mm 275mm HRT4/ST1/DT/Teplo1/Teplo2 151 - 175mm 300mm ST1/Teplo2/DT/Two-Part Tie 176 - 200mm 325mm* Teplo2/Two-Part Tie 201 - 225mm 350mm* Teplo2/Two-Part Tie 226 - 250mm 375mm* Teplo2/Two-Part Tie 251 - 275mm 400mm* Teplo2/Two-Part Tie 276 - 300mm 425mm* Teplo2/Two-Part Tie *Lengths for Teplo 2.
  33. 33. 33Brickwork & Accessories Ancon Tie Selector Flat Safety Wall Ties Product Name/ Code Lengths Box Quantity Alternative Ties ST1 200, 225, 250, 275, 300mm 250 2000, MF1, PT1,VST1, WT1 SPS 150, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300mm 250 2300, MR3, SESE, WTS3S PPS (debonding sleeves available to suit) 150, 200, 225, 250, 300, 400mm 250 2400, HR2, SEPE, SPE, WTS3P Wire Ties Product Name/ Code Lengths Box Quantity Alternative Ties RT2 Replaces Double Triangle Tie 200, 225, 250, 275mm 250 1000, MT2, MPT, EN2, WT2 HRT4 Replaces Butterfly Ties 200, 225, 250, 275mm 250 1000, MT4, PT, VE4, WT4 Double triangle 150, 200, 225, 250, 300mm 250 1200, MTCWT, DT V26, WTDT Ancon Teplo1, Basalt Fibre 200, 225, 250, 275mm Ancon Teplo2, Basalt Fibre 200, 225, 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425mm Ancon Teplo4, Basalt Fibre 200, 225, 230mm
  34. 34. 34 Brickwork & Accessories Frame Cramps Product Name/ Code Lengths Box Quantity Alternative Ties SPB 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275, 300mm** 250 3300, MTFH2, SE- FCH,VE7,WTS3U SPV 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275, 300mm** 250 3300, MTFS2, SEFCS, WTS3E SDB 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275,300mm** 250 3200, MTFH2D, SEFCHV,VE7, WTS2U SDV 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275, 300mm** 250 3200, MTFS2D SEFCSV,WTS2E PPB 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275, 300mm** 250 3400, MTFH1PS, PEFCH,WTS3U PPV 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225mm 250, 275, 300mm** 250 3400, MTFS1PS, SEFCS SRB 125, 150, 175, 200mm **Not usually stocked. Channel Ties Product Name/ Code Lengths Box Quantity SP21 / SP28 / SP36 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200mm 250 SD21 / SD25 / SD28 / SD36 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200mm 250 PP21 / PP28 / PP36 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200mm 250 Alternative product codes are for reference only, please check with your local branch for availability.
  35. 35. 35Brickwork & Accessories Debonding Sleeves Debonding sleeves are used on plain-ended wall ties at vertical movement joints. The tie will restrain the masonry against lateral wind loads but the sleeve will allow the masonry to expand or contract. A 120mm long sleeve will provide an allowance for movement and tolerance, and will be suitable for most applications. Other lengths and sizes available to special order. Length: 120mm. Insulation Retaining Clips The red Insulation Retaining Clip will fit all standard stainless steel wall ties. Size: 80mm Diameter. Pack Sizes: Bags of 20 or 250. Black Teplo Clip The black Teplo-Clip should be used with the TeploTie range. Hammer Screws Hammer Screws are available for fixing into concrete. Sizes: 6 x 40mm, 8 x 60mm.
  36. 36. 36 Brickwork & Accessories Tek Screws Tek Screws are available for fixing into steel up to 12mm thick. Size: 5.5 x 38mm. Two-Part Tie Cavities exceeding 150mm are sometimes required. This necessitates longer ties which can be difficult to balance and keep horizontal when built into the inner leaf. The Ancon Two-Part Tie has one section built into the blockwork; the other section is then fixed as the outer leaf is built. The inner tie is manufactured in a standard length of 170mm. Variation in the cavity width is accommodated by the length of the outer tie. Insulation Retaining Clips can be supplied to fit the inner section. Ancon Two-Part Ties sustain loads which exceed the requirements for a Type 2 tie to PD6697 for cavities up to 300mm. An embedment of 75mm is required at each end. Fastrack Channel Building one leaf of the cavity wall in advance of the other is often beneficial but can create problems with coursing. Buildings which incorporate imperial or continental bricks and standard metric blocks present even greater difficulties. Ancon Fastrack Channel is built into the inner leaf of blockwork ready to take an Ancon SD28 or similar tie for the outer leaf. This method of construction avoids the dangers of projecting ties (Tie lengths = open cavity + 50mm). Ancon Fastrack Channels and Ties can be supplied in different lengths and can also be used for tying stonework to blockwork if DD28 or similar Ancon Ties are used. Ancon Fastrack Channels and Ties sustain loads which exceed the requirements for a Type 2 tie to PD6697. This system can also be manufactured in a 36/8 channel profile that accepts wall ties referenced SP36 or SD36.
  37. 37. 37Brickwork & Accessories Non-Drill Fixings Ancon’s range of ‘Non-Drill’ masonry to steel fixing solutions was developed to address the safety concerns of the Industry. Driven by customer demand for masonry restraint fixings with an alternate installation method from that of either shot-firing or drilling, Ancon engineered the innovative solutions that are detailed here. These fixings do not require the use of power tools and can reduce installation times and costs. In all instances they simply abut the column or attach to the flange to restrain the wall against lateral wind loads. Eliminate the dangers associated with shot- firing and drilling: • Quick, simple and economical to install • No power tools required • No special skills or equipment required • Fixings either abut the column or attach to the flange
  38. 38. 38 Brickwork & Accessories Hammer-On Section Available in five sizes to accommodate a steel thickness from 7mm to 25mm, this fixing is simply hammered onto the flange. It can be utilised either on a column with a tie or on a beam with an internal head restraint. Hammer-on Section Reference Flange Thickness Accommodated XS 7-10mm S 10-13mm M 14-17mm L 18-21mm XL 22-25mm Internal Column Tie Standard Lengths Beam/Column Accommodated 179mm 203 x 203 UC 186mm 203 x 133 UB 224mm 254 x 254 UC 232mm 254 x 146 UB 275mm 305 x 305 UC 281mm 305 x 127 x 165 UB 330mm 356 x 127 x 171 UB New Briclok Code Length Open Cavity (at column face) Flange Thickness Briclok150A 150mm 20 - 50mm 6.8-13.5mm Briclok180A 180mm 50 - 80mm 6.8-13.5mm Briclok150B 150mm 20 - 50mm 13.5-20.0mm Briclok180B 180mm 50 - 80mm 13.5-20.0mm Hammer- on section Hammer- on Tie (HOS-TIE)
  39. 39. 39Brickwork & Accessories Column Tie The Column Tie clamps to the flange of a column. It accommodates a steel thickness from 6mm to 25mm and should be installed at 225mm vertical centres. Manufactured in lengths to suit the application, it can feature a drip for use across the cavity or a plain shank for installation back into the inner leaf. Remedial Wall Ties Corrosion of Cavity Wall Ties Wall ties are an essential element in the stability of masonry panels. Prior to 1978, wall ties were usually manufactured from galvanized mild steel. These ties were expected to last the lifetime of the building, but for many years it has been recognised that some of these wall ties have corroded after only 15 or 20 years. Type Description Ancon MM63 Mechanical / Mechanical Used when tying together two leaves of solid materials, this tie has mechanical expanders at each end. Requires 10mm holes. Ancon RM63 Resin / Mechanical For use when the material in the inner leaf is perforated, of low­density or afriable material.A resin fixing may be used to eliminate any imposed stress. Requires 10mm holes. Staifix RR Used where mechanical expanders are unusable. Normally inserted into a hole, but if test facilities are required, a 12mm hole must be used.A plastic sieve can be used to retain resin and is particularly useful in perforated brick or hollow block- work .A 12mm hole is required to fit the sieve. Stairib Bar Stainless steel ribbed bar, resin-grouted into the inner and outer leaves. Ancon AC 31 Used where bricks are removed then replaced in the outer leaf. The wavy end is resin-bonded into the inner leaf in a 10mm hole.The triangular end sits in the bed joint.Ancon AC 31 supplied with a drip or a neoprene ring. Ancon AC 31C Similar to the AC 31 but cranked by 25mm to aid fixing to the inner leaf. Cameron T47 Used for the repair of mass brickwork with an unbonded brick façade, sometimes built from snapped headers.The T end is built into the bed joint and perpend, and hidden when the brickwork is repointed Fischer FIS P 380 C Resin This styrene-free injection resin is quick setting and suitable for a wide range of applications.The two components are safely mixed together inside the nozzle.Automatic mixing ensures an accurate blending of the components, and being mixed only as required, the minimum of wastage. Resin guns and additional mixing nozzles are available.
  40. 40. 40 Brickwork & Accessories Staifix-Thor Helical Crack Stitching Kit The Staifix-Thor Helical Crack Stitching Kit is a high strength, non-disruptive solution for the permanent repair of cracked masonry. The stainless steel helical bars are chemically bonded into bed joints to stitch cracks, redistributing tensile forces and stabilising the structure. On completion, the bar and grout are concealed, retaining the original character of the wall. Staifix-Thor Helical Crack Stitching Kit Contents Size Helical Bar 10 x 1m Cementitious Grout 3 Litres Grout Applicator Gun (flat nozzle) Mixing Paddle Grout Nozzle Finger Towel Crack Stitching & Bonding Cracked masonry is best stabilised by bonding Helifix stainless steel rods into appropriate bed joints or cut slots. Tensile loads are redistributed along the masonry to minimise further developments of the crack which may occur with simple injection methods. Benefits: • Quick, simple, effective and permanent • Helibar & Helibond grout combine to produce an excellent bond within the substrate • Masonry remains flexible enough to accommodate natural building movement • Non-disruptive structural stabilisation with no additional stresses Material: Austenitic stainless steel grade 304. Grade 316 available on request. Application: HeliBond 3 litre tub is sufficient for 10 Linear metres.
  41. 41. 41Brickwork & Accessories Helibar Helical stainless steel structural reinforcing rod for masonry repair and new construction. Applications: For crack stitching; for restoring structural integrity where masonry has cracked and failed; for creating expansion joints; as a new build masonry reinforcing rod. Features: • Grade 304 stainless steel helical reinforcing rods (Grade 316 available on request) • Great axial strength yet creates no additional stresses • Flexibility accommodates differential building movements • Generates high tensile strength with mortar and Helibond grout • Extremely economical compared with alternative methods • Minimal disruption to building’s fabric or occupants • Spreads loads in masonry to avoid secondary cracking • Mitigates the potential for cracking in shrinkable materials Helibar Length Diameter Pack 1m 4.5, 6.0, 8.0, 10.0mm Each 1.5m 4.5, 6.0, 8.0, 10.0mm Each 2m 4.5, 6.0, 8.0, 10.0mm Each HeliBond Cementitious Grout High performance, injectable, cementitious grout for bonding metal components into masonry­type substrates. Helibond is a two- part, non-gassing, cement based grout suitable for injection with a hand or power applicator. It is supplied in a pail containing the dry powder and liquid components individually packaged for mixing using a paddle mixer. It includes an expansion agent to compensate for shrinkage in the hardened state. Features: • Non-shrink thixotropic grout • Flows easily under pressure to fill voids • Rapidly develops compressive strength • Cures within 28 days to reach 60N/mm2 • Ready-to-mix components supplied for use in hand held applicator • Size: 3 Litres
  42. 42. 42 Brickwork & Accessories Specialist Tie Selector For special ties choose the tail, shank and head required using the letter reference system and give the overall length of tie required. Tail Shank Head _ _ 40* To fit 40/25
  43. 43. 43Brickwork & Accessories Wall Channel Ancon 25/14 Restraint System The Ancon 25/14 channel system is designed to tie brickwork to steel studding. Self-drilling screws fix through the channel and the insulation material, into the steel. Once the channel is installed, Ancon SD25 wall ties can be positioned at any point along its length and are built into the bed joints of the outer leaf of brickwork . The spacing of ties is based on the height of building and its geographical location. Tie Spacing Based on 25/14 Channel at 600mm Horizontal Centres with Basic Wind Speed < 27m/s Altitude & Distance from Coast Vertical Tie Spacing (mm) for different heights of brickwork 15m 25m 40m Altitude up to 150m and at least 50km from coast 450 225 225 Altitude up to 25m and within 50km from coast 450 300 225
  44. 44. 44 Brickwork & Accessories Surface Fixed Channel Design Resistances The design resistances for surface-fixed channel in the table below assume partial fixity (M=WL/6) and are limited by either a maximum stress of 240N/mm2 or a deflection of span/325. Design resistances for other spans and/or different end fixity can be calculated using the section properties shown below. Channels are supplied plain-backed for surface fixing to either concrete or steelwork . When bolting channel to concrete or steelwork it is important to utilise all fixing holes (except with 25/14 channels), incorporating the square washer provided and ensuring its correct orientation to achieve the allowable loads. 25/14 Channel should be fixed to steelwork at 450mm vertical centres with self-drilling screws. Surface Fixed Surface-Fixed Channel References Fixing Centres 28/15 38/17 40/25 41/27 49/30 54/33 Design Resistances (kN) 150mm 4.13 7.1 11.2 15.82 16.8 32.2 200mm 3.1 5.33 9.94 12.46 16.8 28.44 300mm 2.06 3.55 6.62 8.3 11.57 18.96 450mm 1.38 2.37 4.42 5.54 7.71 12.64 600mm 0.98 1.78 3.31 4.15 5.78 9.48
  45. 45. 45Brickwork & Accessories Wall Starter Systems 36/8 Wall Extension System The 36/8 Wall Extension System can be supplied with either SP36 ties or, where some longitudinal movement must be accommodated at the joint, PP36 ties complete with debonding sleeves. The channel can be supplied in lengths of up to 3.4 metres with each length having a series of holes to allow fixing to the existing wall. The system is available as a kit comprising a length of 36/8 channel 2400mm long, ten ties, ten plugs and screws. The design shear strength is 3.7kN over a wall height of 2400mm. Staifix Universal Wall Starter System This system includes all necessary fixings to join a single skin of masonry, 2400mm high, to an existing wall. Each pack includes two fixing strips, five plugs, five washers, five screws and ten wall ties. Suitable for wall widths from 60mm to 250mm, this system provides a design shear strength of 4kN over a height of 2400mm. Wall Ties slide within the fixing strip to course with the bed joints of any masonry unit. This Universal Wall Starter System meets the technical requirements of the NHBC. Staifix QuickStart Wall Starter System Thisstainlesssteelsystemincludesallwalltiesand fixingstojoinasingleskinofmasonry,2400mm high,toanexistingwall.Integralfolddownwallties arefastandsimpletoinstallandcanhelpmaintain anaccuratemasonrygauge. Staifix Quickstart is suitable for wall widths from 60mm to 250mm. The design shear strength of the system is 4.5kN for a wall height of 2400mm, when fixed to one of the following materials: solid clay bricks; solid dense or lightweight aggregate concrete blocks; solid aerated concrete clocks with a minimum crushing strength of 3.5N/mm2 . Each pack contains two starter strips (10 integral wall ties), one fixings pack (5 screws, 5 plugs, 5 washers).
  46. 46. 46 Brickwork & Accessories C2K Crocodile Wall Extension Profiles The C2K Crocodile Wall Starter is a quality engineered wall connector system that has been developed for use with most brick and block modules. This system has been designed for multi-purpose use where reliability and durability are important requirements. It provides lateral support to masonry wall panels in conversion, extension and new building work. • BBA Approved for up to 8m, 3 storey work • Accommodates 10mm of vertical movement • Adjustable anchor ties to accommodate variation in brick courses • All fixings and ties provided within the packs The multi-purpose ‘no flange profile’ has been designed to cater for brick and block walls of widths from 60 to 250mm. Ideal for internal and external applications where both sides of the new wall are to be fair faced. • Material: Stainless Steel Profiles: 0.6mm stainless steel • Mild Steel Profiles: 0.6mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Coach Screws: M6 x 50mm • Masonry Plugs: High density polythene • Finish: Stainless steel or pre-galvanised mild steel with epoxy coating • Performance data available upon request Type No. Fixings Connector Width Total Length New Wall Thickness Shear Strength¹ Galvanised Stainless Steel C2KG C2KS 6 33mm 2236mm 60-250mm 3.5kN The design shear strength given relates to existing masonry of autoclave aerated concrete blocks with a minimum crushing of strength 3.5 N/mm2.
  47. 47. 47Brickwork & Accessories Head Restraints Head Restraints provide the necessary restraint to the top of masonry walls. They allow for vertical movement to accommodate shrinkage or thermal movement of the wall or structural frame, whilst restraining wind loads. Ancon IHR - Internal Head Restraint The Ancon IHR is used for restraining the top of internal walls or the top of the inner leaf of a cavity wall. The opening at the front of the channel stem is sealed to prevent mortar ingress and to ensure that vertical movement can take place between the blockwork and the structure. The base of the stem must be built within a bed joint with the centre of the stem no closer than 50mm from the edge of the block. The vertical joint should be filled with mortar each side of the stem. The maximum joint between the top of the blockwork and the underside of the frame is not normally greater than 25mm. The sliding tie can be provided with either a hole (IHR - B) or slot (IHR - V) to suit MS bolts, with a notch end to fix directly into a 38/17 or 30/20 cast­-in channel (IHR - C) and with a notch end to suit the Hammer-On Section that attaches to a steel flange without site drilling (IHR - H). The standard Ancon IHR will suit a 215mm high block and can resist a load of 1.5kN*. Other sizes between 150 - 250mm are available. *The IHR-H can resist a load of 1kN. When fixed at 450mm centres staggered each side of the lower beam flange (effective centres 900mm on each side) the service load will be 1.1kN per metre in either direction.
  48. 48. 48 Brickwork & Accessories Ancon FHR - Head Restraint The Ancon FHR Head Restraint is used for restraining the top of internal walls or the internal leaf of a cavity wall. The two angles clamp the top of the wall and have 9mm diameter holes to suit M8 bolts. They are supplied with two holes in the longer angle to allow the restraint to fit 100mm and 140mm blockwork. Each restraint can resist a service load of 1kN. Ancon SAH - Sliding Anchors Ancon SAH Sliding Anchors have stems which fit within the cavity and accept ties that slide to accommodate vertical movement. Available with six different head options as standard, they are supplied with one-way or two-way ties with safety ends. The standard fixing hole is 12mm diameter to suit Ancon M10 Single Expansion Bolts or M10 T Head Bolts to fit Ancon 28/15 Channel. Ancon SAH Sliding Anchors have 25 x 5mm stems and a maximum service capacity of 1kN per stem when the upper tie is within 75mm of the fixing. Ties should be spaced at a minimum of 150mm and at least two ties should be used per stem. * Supplied as standard can be off-set to suit SAH - T SAH - U SAH - UF SAH - UO SAH - UT SAH - UC 45mm 25mm 15mm SIS SPI 340mm min. 600mm max. 38mm 38mm 340mm min. 600mm max. 340mm min. 600mm max. 35mm min. Offset to suit 340mm min. 600mm max. 95mm 50mm 160mm 160mm 340mm min. 600mm max. 130mm 15mm 130mm 160mm 340mm min. 600mm max. 20mm to centre of slot standard length 135, 50mm Slot is positioned at the centre of the tie. Standard length 200, 230mm
  49. 49. 49Brickwork & Accessories Set Screws Stainless steel set screws, nuts and washers are available in a range of diameters and lengths in grades A2 (1.4301) and A4 (1.4401). Set screws can be shrink-wrapped and supplied complete with nylon washer to prevent bi-metallic corrosion when fixing to steel. Self Drilling Screw These screws feature a shaped drill tip of hardened steel that allows installation without pre-drilling. Hi-thread screws accommodate insulation between a surface-fixed channel and the steel frame. In addition to those products identified in the table, Ancon can supply hi- thread screws to suit an insulation thickness above 70mm thick and a steel thickness above 4mm. More information is available on request. Self -drilling screws should be fixed using a driver with a speed of around 1800rpm. Drive sockets are available. Single Expansion Through Bolts Single expansion bolts fix into a hole which is similar to the diameter of the bolt. This allows the hole to be drilled through the hole in the item to be fixed. The single expansion bolt is a cost-effective anchor, available in grade A4 316 (1.4401 or 1.4571) stainless steel in a wide range of sizes.
  50. 50. 50 Brickwork & Accessories Restraint Straps/Multiholed Fixings Straps HES/LES Heavy/Light Engineered Restraint Straps A direct replacement for traditional 2.5mm and 5mm thick restraint straps, the innovative design of these new lightweight straps allows ease of handling and installation whilst maintaining the structural strength and robustness of much heavier weight types. The HES (heavy engineered strap) & LES (light engineered strap) replace traditional heavy and light restraint straps in roof and floor construction. Reducing the thickness to 1.5mm allows the HES strap to span over the top of floor joists and the bottom chords of trusses without the need for notching. HES straps are less than 40% of the weight, quicker to fit, and overcome many fixing problems associated with traditional heavy straps. The LES is designed for vertical applications e.g. holding down wall plates. • CE Marked • 1.5mm thick • Complies with the BS EN 845 • LABC Registered Solution • Material: 1.5mm galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Dimension Declared Load L1 L2 LES06B10 500mm 100 4 kN LES08B10 700mm 100 4 kN LES10B10 900mm 100 4 kN LES12B10 1100mm 100 4 kN HES06B10 500mm 100 8 kN HES08B10 700mm 100 8 kN HES10B10 900mm 100 8 kN HES12B10 1100mm 100 8 kN HES15B10 1400mm 100 8 kN
  51. 51. 51Brickwork & Accessories L/H Light/Heavy Restraint Straps H and L straps are designed to The Building Regulations, BS 5268 Part 3 and other building standards for vertical and horizontal restraint when connecting timber floor and roof systems to masonry walls. • Heavy restraint straps meet requirements for lateral restraint of roof trusses, rafters and joists tied into masonry walls • Light restraint straps are designed for vertical loads such as wall plates on top of masonry walls • Available from 500 to 200mm long, 100mm increments. • Material: H: 30mm x 5mm; L: 30mm x 2.5mm, mild steel • Finish: Z300 pre-galvanised and edge coated • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Dimension L B¹ H06B15 600mm 150 H08B15 800mm 150 H10B15 1000mm 150 H12B15 1200mm 150 H15B15 1500mm 150 H16B15 1600mm 150 L06B10 600mm 100 L10B10 1000mm 100 L12B10 1200mm 100 Common Twisted Strap Sizes Type Dimension L B¹ H06T15 600mm 150mm H10T15 1000mm 150mm L06T10 600mm 100mm L10T10 1000mm 100mm L12T10 1200mm 100mm Common Flat Strap Sizes Type Dimension L H10F00 1000mm L10F00 1000mm
  52. 52. 52 Brickwork & Accessories HSA Herringbone Joist Strut Superior alternative to unreliable, slow and costly timber struts. Meets bracing requirements for long span domestic floors. • Material: 1.0mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Joist Size (mm) Spacing 400mm 450mm 600mm 50x175mm HSA400 HSA450 HSA600 50x200mm HSA400 HSA450 HSA600 50x225mm HSA400 HSA450 HSA600 FB/LSTA/LTS/MTS Strap Ties Twist straps provide a tension connection between two wood members. • Install strap ties where tension connections are required. Commonly used as ridge ties and at wall intersections • FB fixing band is for all general light strapping needs. Perfect for DIY, industrial and agricultural applications • Comes in convenient 10 metre rolls • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Material Thickness Dimensions Qty Fasteners (3.75mm x 30mm) SWL (Long Term) Characteristic Capacity (kN) Width Length Twisted Straps LTS18 1.2 32mm 457mm 12 2.07 2.89 MTS12 1.5 32mm 302mm 12 2.41 4.02 Straight Straps LSTA9 1 32mm 228mm 8 1.4 - LSTA18 1 32mm 457mm 14 2.45 - LSTA24 1 32mm 610mm 18 3.15 - FB20 0.9 20mm 10m - - - FB20S 1 20mm 10m - - - Type Length Qty Fasteners (3.75x30mm square twist nail) HSA400 480mm 2 HSA450 530mm 2 HSA600 660mm 2
  53. 53. 53Brickwork & Accessories Masonry Hangers – Solid Joist JHM/HJHM Masonry Supported Joist Hangers JHMs and HJHMs are one piece non-welded joist hangers for supporting timber joists, beams and trussed rafters from masonry walls. • Built-in inspection slot at the base of the hanger to aid inspection from the ground • HJHM: Heavy duty masonry hanger for higher load carrying capacity • Top flange provides widest area in contact with masonry support allowing superior performance. Embossments on JHM stiffen top flange and holes allow improved mortar keying • JHM side flange on deeper hangers is much higher than traditional style, providing greatly enhanced resistance to joist rotation • Regularised Timber: we have added new sizes to our JHM range to suit regularised timber. Use 47mm or 91mm width hangers for this new application • Material: JHM and HJHM: Pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request JHMI/HJHMI Masonry Supported I-Joist Hangers JHMI and HJHMI are one piece non-welded joist hangers for supporting timber joists, beams and trussed rafters from masonry walls. • Built-in inspection slot at the base of the hanger to aid inspection from the ground • HJHMI: Heavy duty masonry hanger for higher load carrying capacity • Top flange provides widest area in contact with masonry support allowing superior performance. Embossments on JHMI stiffen top flange and holes allow improved mortar keying • Material: JHMI and HJHMI: Pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  54. 54. 54 Brickwork & Accessories SFLHI Safety Fast Lite Hanger An innovative single piece hanger designed to support timber joists from masonry walls. This hanger allows construction work to continue safely just 3 days after the supporting blockwork has been laid - as opposed to 28 days in the case of traditional masonry hangers. • Avoids joist penetrating blockwork, minimising air leakage • Achieves published performance values with no masonry above the supporting course of blockwork • Enables the construction of the floor deck prior to the next lift of masonry • Web stiffeners are not required with I-Joists to achieve published performance values • Use FMS strap range with every hanger spaced up to 600mm centres to provide lateral restraint of the floor joist in accordance with EN845-1 • CE Approved: meets the requirements of EN845-1 and tested in accordance with EN 846-8 • Material: Z600 zinc coated steel in accordance with EN10346:2009 • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  55. 55. 55Brickwork & Accessories SFHI/SFWHI Safety Fast Masonry Restraint Hangers The SFHI Safety Fast Hangers are an innovative range of products that have been designed to support timber joists, beams and trussed rafters from masonry walls. • Requires no masonry above the top flange to achieve the published performance values • Mini Strap simply hooks onto the hanger • Enables the construction of the floor deck prior to the next lift of masonry • Mini Strap provides lateral restraint capacity in accordance with NHBC guidelines • Allows for retrofit of lateral restraint straps. • Web stiffeners are not required with I-joist to achieve the performance values • Material: SFHI: 2.5mm pre-galvanised mild steel, SFWHI: 2.5mm mild steel, Mini Strap - 1.0mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Finish: SFWHI: Hot-dip galvanised JHA Joist Hanger with Adjustable Height Strap JHA’s are a one piece, non-welded, joist hanger for supporting timber joists from timber members. • A galvanised joist hanger that provides great support with ease of installation • Minimum and maximum nailing schedules are stamped into the strap providing correct installation information for site operatives • JHA270 range features a location tab which allows easier alignment of the hanger • The model number and size is stamped into the seat of the hanger for easy identification, even after installation • CE: ETA-07/0043 • Material: JHA270—0.9mm pre-galvanised mild steel, JHA450—1.5mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  56. 56. 56 Brickwork & Accessories LUP Light Speed Prong Joist Hanger LUP’s are a one piece, non-welded, joist hanger for supporting timber joists from timber members • Precision formed and engineered for fast installation and maximum loads • Speed prongs are curved steel for extra strength • One hit positions the hanger for header nailing • Prongs into the joist eliminate the need for special short nails to hold the joist into the hanger • CE: ETA-07/0150 • Material: 1.0mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request MH Mini Hanger A one piece galvanised hanger available in a range of widths for light duty applications such as trimmers and ceiling joists of rectangular section • Suitable for use with solid headers • Tab on seat ensures easy and accurate placement with easy bend feature when not required • Fully tested on a range of solid headers • Material: 1.0mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  57. 57. 57Brickwork & Accessories Roof Connectors TCP Truss Clip The TCP truss clip attaches girders, trusses and rafters to wall plates to provide wind restraint • TCP Truss Clips may be used for general purposes, strongback attachments as all- purpose ties wherever one member crosses another • Speed prong provides temporary attachment for ease of installation • Obround holes for easier nail driving • Material: 0.9mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Width No. Fasteners (3.75mm x 30m square twist nails) Safe Working Load Short Term Uplift Characteristic Capacity (kN) To Truss To Plate TCP38 38mm 6 6 2.13 3.41 TCP44 44mm 6 6 2.13 3 TCP47 47mm 6 6 2.13 - TCP50 50mm 6 6 2.13 2.42 Safe Working Loads are based on load tests conducted at CERAM Building Technology NP Nail Plate Nail plates are used to connect two or more timber members together. • Material: 1.5mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  58. 58. 58 Brickwork & Accessories Angle Brackets and Ties A35 Framing Anchor The A35 anchor’s exclusive bending slot allows instant, accurate bending on site for all two and three-way ties. Balanced, completely reversible design allows the A35 to be used to secure a wide variety of connections. • CE: ETA-07/0137 • Material: 1.2mm pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Type of Connection Fasteners (3.75mm x 30mm Square Twist) Direction of Load Safe Working Loads (kN) Long Term C16 Timber Characteristic Capacity (kN) C24 Timber A35 2 12 F1 1.3 1.33 F2 1.46 0.89 3 9 F1 0.98 0.6 F2 0.64 0.59 F3 0.98 0.46 4 12 F1 0.98 1.03 F2 0.98 1.14 F3 0.57 0.84
  59. 59. 59Brickwork & Accessories ABR/E/EB Reinforced Angle Brackets Heavy angles for general connecting of timber at 90° angles. Reinforced ribs add extra rigidity. Typical application include fixing trusses, purlins and posts. Suitable support materials include solid timber, composite timber, laminated timber and trusses. • CE: ETA-06/0106 • Material: Pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Dimensions (mm) Fixing Holes Thickness A B C Nails Bolts Leg B Leg C Leg B Leg C E5/2C50 2 65 75 48 7 6 1(1) 1(1) E2/2.5/7090 2.5 65 90 90 10 10 1(2) 1(2) E9S/2.5 2.5 65 150 90 14 8 2(2) 1(2) E9/2.5 2.5 65 150 150 14 14 2(2) 2(2) EB/7070 2 55 70 70 6 6 1(4) 1(4) EB/7076 3 76 90 48 12 7 3(3) 1(3) ABR105-R 3 90 105 105 14 10 1(2) 3(2) (1) 11mm Obround. (2) 11mm. (3) 13mm. (4) 8.5mm.
  60. 60. 60 Brickwork & Accessories EA Light Reinforced Angle Bracket Used to assemble structural joinery for internal applications. • Material: Pre-galvanised mild steel • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request Type Dimensions (mm) Fixing Holes Thickness W1 W2 L Nails (5mm) Bolts (11mm) EA444/2C50 2 40 40 40 6 - EA554/2C50 2 50 50 40 8 2 EA664/2C50 2 60 60 40 10 2 EA756/2C50 2 50 70 60 10 2 1ARBGAL Arrisrail Fencing Bracket The 1ARBGAL is a 300mm long arrisrail bracket for connecting arrisrails to wooden posts. Suitable for use on 75mm Arrisrails. • Material: 0.8mm pre-galvanised mild steel to BS EN 10327:2004 DX51d+Z275 • Various sizes available • Performance data available upon request
  61. 61. 61Brickwork & Accessories Joint Fillers Closed Cell Polyethylene Closed Cell Expanded polyethylene foam is supplied in roll, sheet or strip form. High performance expansion joint fillerboard, for concrete slab construction and brickwork joints, which is supplied with an undercut to the depth of sealant for controlled void formation and easy removal. Closed Cell Polyethylene Rolls Width Thickness 100, 150, 175, 200, 225, 250mm 10, 12, 15mm Supplied in 10m rolls. Closed Cell Polyethylene Strips Width Thickness 100, 150, 175, 200, 225, 250mm 20, 25mm Supplied in 2.2m strips.
  62. 62. 62 Brickwork & Accessories Sealants Nitoseal MS60 Nitoseal MS60 is a one-part general purpose building sealant. It is suitable for sealing joints in concrete brickwork, blockwork, perimeter sealing around doors and windows and for non- trafficked floor joints. Damp tolerant application. Available in white, grey, black, magnolia, buff, portland, rustic red, brown and anthracite. Size: 600ml Sachets, 380ml cartridge Nitoseal MS100 Nitoseal MS100 is a one-part primerless non- staining facade sealant. It is used for sealing joints in and around concrete, brick, masonry, pre-cast panels, stone cladding, windows, doors and fibre cement sheeting. MS100 is available in white, grey, black, portland, buff and rustic red. Damp tolerant application. Size: 20 per box. 380ml cartridge. Arbokol 1000 One-part Polysulphide Sealant to ISO11600 F 12.5P. Applications: Brickwork, concrete, copings, perimeter sealing of windows, steel and marine/bedding. Type Colour Size (cartridge) AK10040CBL Black 380ml AK10040CGR Grey 380ml AK10040CTK Teak 380ml AK10040CWH White 380ml
  63. 63. 63Brickwork & Accessories Arbokol AG1 One-part polysulphide sealant to ISO11600 F 20HM Applications: Cladding, brickwork, concrete, windows, steel and marine/bedding Type Colour Size (cartridge) AKAG140CBF Buff 380ml AKAG140CBL Black 380ml AKAG140CGR Grey 380ml AKAG140CPT Portland 380ml AKAG140CRR Rustic Red 380ml AKAG140CTK Teak 380ml AKAG140CWH White 380ml Arbomeric MP10 One-part low-modulus polymer sealant to ISO11600 F 20LM Applications: Lightweight cladding, blockwork and brickwork, curtain w.alling Type Colour Size (cartridge) MS10140CBF Buff 380ml MS10140CGR Grey 380ml MS10140CLS Limestone 380ml MS10140CPT Portland 380ml MS10140CWH White 380ml MS10140CBL Black 380ml
  64. 64. 64 Brickwork & Accessories Silicone 825 Silicone 825 is a low-modulus, neutral curing silicone sealant based on a filled alkoxy-curing system. Conforms to ISO11600 class: F 25LM when tested to ISO9047. Used for expansion joints to stone, brick, concrete and composite panels, perimeter pointing around all types of windows and door frames. Substrates: Glass, aluminum and PVC - all primerless. Type Colour Size (cartridge) Box Qty 825ANTH Anthracite 380ml 25 825BG Beige 380ml 25 825BK Black 380ml 25 825BN Brown 380ml 25 825BRICK Brick Red 380ml 25 825BUFF Buff 380ml 25 825DARKGY Dark Grey 380ml 25 825LMWE Limestone White 380ml 25 825MAG Magnolia 380ml 25 825MIDGREY Mid Grey 380ml 25 825PORT Portland Stone 380ml 25 825WE White 380ml 25 825C3WE White C3 25 Damp Proof Courses (DPC) DPC Selection Factors to be considered when selecting a damp proof course include: • Ability to adhere to mortar • Membrane colour • Durability • Flexibility • Resistance to loading • Thermal efficiency • Fire resistance • Gas resistance Standard Widths Most DPC’s are available in the following widths 100mm 112.5mm 150mm 200mm 225mm 300mm 337.5mm 400mm 450mm 600mm 900mm 1000mm
  65. 65. 65Brickwork & Accessories Commercial Development Application Zedex CPT Zedex CPT High Performance DPC is a new generation of damp proof course. Made from Co-Polymer Thermoplastic (CPT), it possesses the characteristics necessary for it to perform effectively under harsh conditions. Zedex CPT High Performance DPC provides superior strength, adhesion and water impermeability properties. Improved toughness helps to avoid damage during installation and is compatible with other Visqueen products. Width Length Thickness Weight 100-1,400mm 20m 0.8mm 0.75kg/m2 Hyload Original Hyload Original is the UK’s leading high performance DPC and cavity tray system, having established its trusted position over 40 years of continuous use. A high performance polymeric DPC, Hyload Original is suitable for providing damp proofing and cavity trays in all applications, including brick, block, stonework and concrete in both solid and cavity wall construction. Use where DPC colour is not critical. Hyload Original is resistant to compression even under the heaviest of wall loading and will not extrude when under load. • BBA Certification • Over 40 years proven reliability • Excellent performance under high compressive loads • Good flexibility at low temperatures • Market leading mortar adhesion • Tough and durable Hyload Original Widths Thickness Length 100, 112.5, 125, 150, 225, 300, 337.5, 360, 450, 600, 900 & 1000mm 1.27mm 20m
  66. 66. 66 Brickwork & Accessories SIG Construction Accessories DPC Quality DPC suitable for use in commercial developments. Widths Thickness Length 100, 112.5, 125, 150, 225, 300, 337.5, 360, 450, 600, 900, 1000mm 1.27mm 20m Xtra-Load Nubit A very tough but pliable DPC, that is capable of being used in complex areas. This product is easily repaired and contains no pitch or plasticisers. It comprises a hessian base saturated and coated in high grade bitumen finished with sand. It is suitable for use as a horizontal DPC, at door and window jambs, over lintels and as a vertical DPC bonded to the outside face of the inside skin to facilitate today’s requirements for flush access. Residential Development Application For low rise residential buildings we recommend DPCs which are easy to use, readily available and cost effective. Zedex Housing Grade DPC Zedex Housing Grade DPC is the based on the same polymer technology as Zedex CPT High Performance DPC, the new generation material designed to give higher levels of security and integrity. Width Length Thickness Weight 100 - 1,400mm 20m 0.6mm 0.6kg/m2
  67. 67. 67Brickwork & Accessories Hyload Housebuilder This polymeric DPC is suitable for providing damp proofing and cavity trays in all applications, including brick, block, stonework and concrete in both solid and cavity wall constructions. Resistant to compression under the heaviest loadings, Hyload will not extrude. • BBA Certified • Excellent performance under high compressive loads • Good flexibility at low temperatures • Market leading mortar adhesion • Tough and durable Polythene DPC Designed to prevent the passage of moisture in brick and blockwork from external sources. This is a cost effective and durable domestic DPC for both vertical and horizontal applications. The pronounced emboss improves mortar adhesion. Width Length 100, 112.5, 125, 150, 225, 300, 450, 600, 900mm 30m
  68. 68. 68 Brickwork & Accessories Gas Resistant DPC Visqueen Gas Resistant DPC This is a flexible polyethylene DPC with an internal aluminium foil designed to prevent the moisture transmission of carbon dioxide, radon and methane gases as well as water. Visqueen Zedex High Bond DPC Visqueen Zedex High Bond DPC is a high performance heavy duty damp proof course suitable for general cavity tray applications including parapet walls, beneath copings and cappings, in gas resistant DPC applications and complex detailing work at ground level. Visqueen Zedex High Bond DPC can be torch bonded to masonry units and all laps are homogenously sealed during the torch bonding process. • Manufactured in excess of BS 6398 Type A • Low Permeability to Methane Gas • Superior Performance in Low Compressive Load Applications • Excellent Mortar Adhesion Properties • Installation options including Hot Bonding • Contains no pitch or plasticisers • CE Mark to EN13969
  69. 69. 69Brickwork & Accessories Hyload Gastite DPC Hyload Gastite DPC is a methane and radon resistant membrane that allows you to meet government guidelines for gas protection. With more and more brownfield sites being developed, a DPC that is effective against the disruptive effect of gases through masonry is an essential component of your system. Hyload Gastite DPC is a rubber modified bitumen membrane with a polyester reinforcement and an aluminium foil core. It is sand finished on both surfaces. Hyload Gastite DPC should be used together with self adhesive Gastite DPM or loose laid Gastite LL for total security. Widths Length 100 to 900mm 8m Colour Match DPC Architects increasingly require a colour matched DPC for a more aesthetically pleasing finish to the building. Hyload MortarMatch Due to its natural mortar colour, Hyload MortarMatch greatly reduces the visual impact of the black line created where traditional DPCs protrude from the mortar. • Mortar colour-matched - brown or white • Greater tensile strength and elongation • Improved tear strength • Improved puncture resistance • Increased flexibility • BBA Certification • Specific colours available on orders over 600Lm
  70. 70. 70 Brickwork & Accessories Insulated DPCs Hyload Insulated DPC (formerly Ruberclose) Insulated DPC is essential in providing damp proofing and meeting building regulations. Hyload Insulated DPC has been developed to minimise cold bridging when closing masonry cavity walls around openings. It is designed to be installed as work proceeds and is resilient enough to accommodate irregularities in cavity closers and normal site handling. Standard sizes suitable for both 100mm and 140mm blockwork. Hyload Insulated DPC - bitumen polymer laminated to cross-linked polyethylene foam insulation; • BBA Certification • Flexible DPC superior to polyethylene • Insulation material more robust than polystyrene • Insulation inherently flexible and will not crack when bent • Exceptionally easy to handle • Special sizes available Widths Length 165, 180, 225mm 8m Hyload Insulated FR DPC (formerly Ruberclose) A fire retardant insulated DPC. which will minimise cold bridging when closing masonry cavity walls around openings, whilst meeting current and proposed fire regulations in England, Scotland and Wales. In addition Insulated FR also meets the requirements of Part L (England and Wales), and J (Scotland).
  71. 71. 71Brickwork & Accessories Damp Proof Course (DPC) Accessories Hyload DPC Joint Support System Designed to enable contractors to make effective waterproofed joints between DPC’s, cavity trays and pre-formed cloak units. The system works by providing rigid support across the cavity allowing pressure to be applied to effect a waterproof joint. The system consists of a 350 x 200mm reinforced support of twin walled polypropylene with a 100mm self adhesive strip protected by silicone release paper on the upper surface. Joints are sealed by a 100mm wide self adhesive tape protected on both sides by silicone release paper. Application of Hyload DPC Joint Support Systems • DPC joint fully supported • Product enables designer and installer to comply with current best practice • Provides a watertight joint • Improves installation procedures helping to reduce overall cost Step by step application of Hyload DPC Joint Support System:
  72. 72. 72 Brickwork & Accessories Hyload DPC Fixing Strip The Fixing Strip is a semi-rigid plastic strip 25mm x 3mm x 2m pre-drilled at 150mm centres. It is used when surface fixing any Ruberoid high performance DPC to the inner leaf. Hyload DPC Fixing Pins Used with Hyload DPC Fixing Strip, Fixing Pins for Masonry can be used for surface fixing to solid internal substrates such as blockwork, stone and concrete. Composite inner skins require Hyload DPC Fixing Pins for Insulation to ensure correct fixing. Hyload DPC Fixing Pins are: • Corrosion resistant • Quick and easy to install • Compliment Hyload DPC Fixing Strip Hyload DPC Lap Adhesive A synthetic rubber/resin mixture supplied in 500ml cans. It is suitable for bonding DPC to DPC, and DPC to pre-formed cloak units. Before use, ensure that surfaces to be bonded are clean and dry. Apply Hyload DPC Lap Adhesive to both surfaces and allow to dry. Bring surfaces together and apply firm pressure to create a permanent bond. One 500ml can give coverage of approx. 3m2 (1.5m2 of bonded area).
  73. 73. 73Brickwork & Accessories Hyload DPC Jointing Tape A double sided self adhesive bituminous tape, 10m x 100mm, for bonding DPC to DPC, and DPC to pre-formed cloak units. Before use, ensure that surfaces to be bonded are clean and dry. Removal of release films reveals self adhesive surfaces. Apply firm pressure to create a permanent bond. Hyload DPC Mastic A thick synthetic rubber mastic adhesive with gap filling properties up to 6mm suitable for bonding Hyload DPCs and pre-formed cloak units to a wide range of common building materials. No primer is required. Hyload DPC Mastic is applied to one surface only. Apply firm pressure to create a permanent bond. For vertical DPC applications, the Hyload DPC Fixing Strip and Pins must be used. Available in 400ml cartridge, 2.5litre tin. Typical coverage on smooth surfaces 1.2 to 2m2 per litre. Zedex CPT Jointing Tape All joints in lengths of DPC must be a minimum of 100mm, lapped and bonded using Zedex Jointing Tape. Zedex CPT Fixing Strip and Pins When surface fixing or post fixing to the cavity face of the inner leaf, a fixing strip should be used. The surface should first be primed, the DPC then bonded to the inner leaf using Zedex Jointing Tape and then secured using Zedex Fixing Strip and Pins at 150mm intervals.
  74. 74. 74 Brickwork & Accessories Cloak Units Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units There are 10 standard pre-formed DPC cloak units to simplify the damp-proofing of awkward junctions and to eliminate leakage paths. Certain design details are difficult to damp-proof efficiently by site forming of strip materials. Pre-formed cloak units are available to overcome complex shapes and changes in direction, saving potential problems and costly remedial works on site. Built-In Cloaks The built-in cloak units are designed to accommodate 50, 75 or 100 mm cavity widths and a 150 or 225mm rise in the cavity tray. Surface-Fix Cloaks The standard surface fixed cloak units are designed for 50, 75 or 100mm cavity widths and for a 150mm rise in the cavity tray.
  75. 75. 75Brickwork & Accessories Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 1 Change of Level Unit (brick/block) Reversible Cavity Rise/Width Step On Face 150/50mm 75 150/75mm 75 150/50mm 225 150/75mm 225 225/50mm 75 225/75mm 75 225/50mm 225 225/75mm 225 Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 2 Change of Level Unit (brick/block) Reversible Cavity Rise/Width Step On Face 150/50mm 75 150/50mm 75 150/75mm 75 150/75mm 75 150/100mm 75 150/100mm 75 150/50mm 225 150/50mm 225 150/75mm 225 150/75mm 225 150/100mm 225 150/100mm 225
  76. 76. 76 Brickwork & Accessories Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 3 and Type 4 Stop End (brick/block or surface fixed) Cavity Rise/Width 150/50mm 150/50mm 150/75mm 150/75mm 150/100mm 150/100mm 225/50mm 225/50mm 225/75mm 225/75mm 225/100mm 225/100mm Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 5 Internal Corner (surface fixed) Cavity Rise/Width 150/50mm 150/75mm 150/100mm Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 6 External Corner (surface fixed) Cavity Rise/Width 150/50mm 150/75mm 150/100mm
  77. 77. 77Brickwork & Accessories Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 7 Internal/External Corner (brick/block) Cavity Rise/Width 150/50mm 150/75mm 150/100mm 225/50mm 225/75mm 225/100mm Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 8 Internal Corner Reversible Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 8S Angled Stop End (right or left hand) Cavity Rise/Width 50mm 50mm 75mm 75mm 100mm 100mm Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 9 External Corner
  78. 78. 78 Brickwork & Accessories Standard Pre-formed Cloak Units - Type 10 Column Stop End (brick/block or surface fixed) Cavity Rise/Width 150/50mm 150/50mm 150/75mm 150/75mm 150/100mm 150/100mm 225/50mm 225/50mm 225/75mm 225/75mm 225/100mm 225/100mm Special Applications Coping Stones Copeclose This DPC offers excellent performance in areas of tensile, elongation and tear strength. It provides horizontal, vertical or stepped DPC’s including cavity trays in either solid or cavity walls of brick, block, stone or concrete. It is manufactured from a mixture of synthetic polymers, synthetic fibres and other additives. • Excellent mortar adhesion • Over 20 years proven use • Excellent performance under high compressive loads • Tough and durable with excellent flexibility • BBA Certification
  79. 79. 79Brickwork & Accessories Abutment Trays Abutment trays are used to damp proof and flash where sloping roofs abut cavity walls. It is imperative that every stepped and staggered gable abutment is constructed to prevent rainwater and dampness from penetrating below the abutting roofline. The tray is available in both undressed and lead dressed form. The tray in the dressed form combines the functions of cavity DPC and roof lead flashing. These are manufactured with two choices of lead flashing lengths. Leaded Cavity Trays Short Lead Flashings Suitable to dress over the upstand of a secret gutter or soaker.
  80. 80. 80 Brickwork & Accessories Long Lead Flashings Suitable to be dressed across the roof tile. In these circumstances, roof tiles must be suitably ‘shaped’ ie: not flat. At a later date when the roof surface is complete, the plumber has only to dress the flashings. Installation Tray installation is very straightforward and in a typical brickwork application the bricklayer lays one tray in every course, following the slope of the roof. All trays and the projecting lead flashing are flush-pointed as the masonry is raised. Thus the usual requirement to rake out joints and return to point-in flashings at a later date is eliminated. Tray Types There are 4 main types of abutment trays: Ridge Tray This unit straddles the ridge. It has open ends and thus allows water to discharge to the left or right. Intermediate Tray Tray is supplied handed and built-in each course up the rake of the roof. Each tray has an end upstand, thus water can only discharge via the open end into the tray below. Catchment Tray This is similar to an intermediate tray, but it has upstands to both ends. Its function is to receive water from the intermediate trays above and to discharge this water through a weep vent. Internal/External Angles An angle tray is used instead of a catchment tray if the abutment ends or returns on a corner. An angle may also provide a link with horizontal trays.
  81. 81. 81Brickwork & Accessories Brickwork Protection Hessian Blankets Hessian Rolls for frost protection and curing of concrete and brickwork. Size 1.37 x 46m Alti-Fleece Alti-Fleece has been designed to act as a barrier against frost, heavy rain and also strong sunlight which can dry the mortar mix prematurely. The permeability of the fabric provides a stabilised climate for optimum mortar curing conditions. Alti-Fleece is a lightweight but strong material that has a central waterproof section and reinforced edges with slits for tethering. The material on either side of the central waterproof section allows air and water vapour to pass through. The material can be cut across the width to fit the length of wall requiring protection. Alti-Fleece is strong enough to withstand wear and tear typical on building sites. Features & Benefits • Unique patented design • Attractive, purpose made product • Protects mortar and brickwork against the elements • Provides optimum conditions for curing • Durable and lightweight • Easy to use • Tried and tested at CE Size: 1.5 x 30m
  82. 82. 82 Brickwork & Accessories Brick & Concrete Cleaning Material Adoclean A specially selected blend of inorganic acids for the removal of cementitious contaminations and efflorescence from brickwork. Also for removal of rust staining from concrete. The cleaner can be further diluted depending upon application. In all cases of staining the cause should be identified. Sizes: 5 Litres, 25 Litres Application Instructions: To remove stains or mortar, thoroughly saturate the area with water. Apply by brush a 50/50 solution of Adoclean and water, scrub lightly with a hard brush followed by rinsing off with water. Heavy mortar deposits may require repeated applications of Adoclean whilst lightly wire brushing and rinsing with water.
  83. 83. 83Brickwork & Accessories Chemclean A specially selected blend of inhibited inorganic acids, ideal for the removal of all cement based contamination and rust from a wide range of surfaces. Chemclean is ideal for the easy removal of concrete laitance from plant and equipment. Rust stains are quickly removed from all concrete surfaces. Ideal for descaling and rust removal from metal components. Excellent for final washing of newly exposed aggregate panels and ideal for etching concrete prior to application of subsequent treatments. Economical to use, can be diluted with water for many applications. Sizes: 5 Litres, 25 Litres Concrete Remover Cure Chemicals Concrete Remover is designed exclusively to clean concrete construction equipment and does not contain any Muriatic, Phosphoric or Citric acids and is therefore non-corrosive. It is safe to use on painted surfaces, aluminium, glass and rubber. It is safe for both human handling and for the environment. Cure Chemicals Concrete Remover is biologically degradable and can be discarded in the normal sewage system (EAK 17 09 04). How it works: Cure Chemicals Concrete Remover contains active substances that break down the molecules that bind the cement together with sand and water. Cure Chemicals Concrete Remover is mixed with water to the desired strength and applied as a foam to the item concerned, using for example, a handheld foamer. The foam should be left to act on the concrete for 20-45 minutes. Then clean off the item thoroughly with a high-pressure cleaner or with water and a stiff brush. In cases where there is heavy buildup, the treatment can be repeated. Since the product is not harmful to the environment, it can be drained directly into the public sewer system (EWC 17 09 04). Collectively these extra benefits make for optimum utilisation of time and equipment. It is financially sound, saving you money as well as preserving your equipment and extending its life. You can use Cure Chemicals Concrete Remover on hand tools, mixers, scaffolding and aluminium sections. Sizes: 5 Litres, 20 Litres
  84. 84. 84 Brickwork & Accessories Bricklayer Accessories Min/Max Thermometers Quick set press button. Moulded in cream case with white scale. No magnet needed to reset. Tell Tale An enhanced Tell-Tale crack monitoring gauge that monitors horizontal and vertical movement across a crack on a flat surface to an accuracy of +/- 1.0mm and by interpolation to +/-0.5mm. Builder Bucket Plastic bucket with easy pouring lip and comfortable grip handle. Drill bits In addition to power tools, we can supply a massive range of drill bits and power tool accessories in various sizes and to different specifications.

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