Ancon is supporting the concrete sector and showcasing its products at its new dedicated trade event, the UK Concrete Show 2011. Ancons stand will highlight two new shear load connectors which have been engineered for suspended and ground bearing concrete slabs.
Ancon MultiJoint is an all-in-one armoured edge protection, concrete contraction and formwork solution for ground floor slabs. A unique patented top rail protects the concrete edge from damage by wheeled traffic and built in plate dowels transfer load.
The Lockable Dowel replaces the need for pour strips at temporary movement joints in post-tensioned concrete frames, significantly increasing the rate of construction. It allows initial shrinkage of the concrete to take place before the dowel bar is locked in position with epoxy resin. It has been recognised by both the Construction Products Association and Construct Concrete Structures Group for the site efficiencies it offers.
Other products for concrete-framed structures include the Ancon DSD the original two-part, double dowel shear connector, Shearfix punching shear reinforcement, Eazistrip reinforcement continuity systems, Isolan insulated balcony connectors and a comprehensive range of threaded and mechanically bolted reinforcing bar couplers.
Ancon is also a specialist in fabricating stainless steels, supplying bespoke fixing solutions to major civil engineering projects worldwide.
Sales and technical representatives will be on hand at the show to discuss current or future project requirements. For more information please visit www.ancon.co.uk/concrete.