Over time, this connection can weaken, and the exterior walls gradually separate from the house, resulting in exterior walls which bulge outward. Disintegrating mortar is one reason that the facades of rowhomes can weaken and begin to separate from the… Continue reading
Until the mid- to late-1980s, few seismic requirements existed for masonry joint reinforcing, anchors and ties. Helifix has acquired considerable experience and technical expertise. Helifix remedial ties and masonry reinforcement products. Then drop the anchor into the hole and seat the setting more...
They are also bent at 90 degrees by the manufacturer, ensuring consistent quality control and increasing efficiency during construction. The channel is available in both stainless and galvanised steel in standard lengths of 100mm, 150mm and 3000mm. Slots are provided… Continue reading
Unprotected windows may break if struck by flying debris. Failure of aluminum, screened-in enclosures can occur. The load tables list values based upon results from the most recent testing and may not reflect those in current code reports. Owners need… Continue reading
There are four failure modes considered for shear: steel yielding, masonry breakout, masonry crushing and anchor bolt pryout. The masonry code has always had the requirement that there be at least 1/4-inch clearance between the anchor bolt and masonry unit… Continue reading
But it all depends on what you’re hanging and the size of your anchor screw. Just make sure it’s 2 sizes down and do a test hole to make sure it works. Squirt a small amount of silicone adhesive or… Continue reading
Industry studies show that hardened fasteners can experience performance problems in wet or corrosive environments. Drop-in anchors are also available in coil-threaded versions for 1/2″ and 3/4″ coil threaded rod.SBCA Structural Details for CAD Tamlyn® flashings are made from highest qualit more...