Industry Experts Admire Ancon’s Innovation
Two new products from Ancon are among a select group of innovations being showcased by the UK Construction Products Association.
Each year the CPA’s ‘Modern Materials and Components’ publication features products that demonstrate how manufacturers are helping to achieve the Egan objectives. The 2003 edition showcases twenty-two new products that have been judged by a panel of experts to improve safety on site, speed construction times and reduce maintenance costs.
The two Ancon products receiving recognition are the Ancon 25/14 Channel System, that ties brickwork to steel columns, and the Ancon Steelgrip, that blind fixes masonry support systems to hollow steel sections. The latter was Highly Commended by the judges.
With their new European Technical Assessment (ETA), Halfen HZA serrated anchor channels fulfil all requirements of AS 5216:2021 and can be used in projects across Australia.
Leviat has released an enhanced version of its popular Ancon Shearfix design software that enables engineers to maintain a flat concrete slab at column heads by reinforcing the area against punching shear with a prefabricated, stud-rail system.