Ancon 500 Tension System
The Ancon 500 is a new, high performance tension bar system. It combines the aesthetic appearance of the original Ancon system, launched in 2002, with a 50% increase in capacity. It is available in various sizes from 8mm to 42mm in both carbon steel and stainless steel.
Ancon Tension Systems comprise a stylish range of fork connectors, locking nuts, bars, couplers and discs. They can be used to create a variety of assemblies, from simple tie bars to complex bracing systems involving several bars joined at one point. Components can be supplied in a variety of finishes to provide corrosion resistance and to meet the demanding aesthetic requirements of many architectural applications.
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