Plate Dowel Systems
Plate dowels have replaced plain round and square dowel bars as the preferred method of transferring load in industrial and commercial ground bearing floor slabs.
The Ancon range of plate dowel systems includes:
Ancon MultiJoint is an all-in-one solution to load transfer, concrete contraction, armoured edge protection and formwork. It is ideal for use in factories, warehouses, distribution centres and other applications where floor slabs are subject to high loads and wheeled traffic. Its use can minimise slab depth, saving time and materials, and prevent uneven vertical settlement between slabs.
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MultiJoint & Individual Plate Dowels (PDF, 2.2 MB)
Individual Plate Dowels
In addition to the MultiJoint system, Ancon also manufactures a range of individual rectangular plate dowels, housed in innovative, high strength plastic sleeves. These dowels can be used where arris protection is not required or as part of a site assembled system with the patented MultiJoint top profile if a steel joint edge is required.
The Ancon ADD 75/10 is suitable for the majority of applications, however where a greater capacity is required or wider than average joint widths are anticipated, the Ancon AHM 100/10 system should be considered. The larger steel plate of this system provides a greater surface area to reduce bearing stresses on the concrete.
The Lockable Dowel has won a 2017 Most Innovative Product award in the USA. It has been named Editor’s Choice in the ‘Materials for Concrete Construction’ category.
The new design guide provides designers with the capacities for QwikFoot and QwikFix Cast-in Threaded Inserts in compliance with Technical Specification TS101 for permanent applications and AS 3850:2015 for temporary braces and strongbacks.