img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Innovative wall ties cleared for high rise

Extended fire tests remove building height restriction on Ancon’s Teplo ties

In association with
Teplo BF and Teplo L.
Teplo BF and Teplo L.

Following recent fire tests at BRE Global, Ancon is pleased to confirm that its innovative basalt-fibre, low thermal conductivity wall ties, Teplo-BF and Teplo-L, offer 120 minute fire resistance, making them suitable for buildings of any height (subject to structural performance), in line with Building Regulations, Approved Document B.

The BBA has confirmed that the fire resistance of these ties will be updated from 60 to 120 minutes in the next issue of Ancon’s Agrément Certificate (14/5160, PS2 and PS3).

Teplo-BF and Teplo-L ties are now fully comparable with the fire resistance of stainless steel wall ties which, being non-combustible, are also suitable for buildings of any height. However, being 24 times more thermally efficient than stainless steel, Teplo ties are the ideal choice for insulated cavity walls in low energy buildings, such as passivhaus or zero carbon projects. 

Teplo-BF and Teplo-L wall ties comprise a pultruded basalt fibre body set in a resin matrix, which provides high strength and an exceptionally low thermal conductivity of just 0.7W/mK, minimising heat loss across an insulated cavity.

The ties have been developed for use in a range of building applications. Teplo-L features an L-shaped stainless steel upstand to allow secure surface fixing to in-situ steel, timber, concrete or masonry; while the Teplo-BF, which is built into mortar at both ends, features specially moulded safety ends that improve buildability and bond strength over the original bar-shaped TeploTie, making it easier and safer to use and suitable for standard or slow-drying mortars.

  • Teplo BF Tie 260mm.
    Teplo BF Tie 260mm.
  • Teplo BF tie steel frame.
    Teplo BF tie steel frame.
123

For more information and technical support visit www.ancon.co.uk.

 

Contact

0114 275 5224

info@ancon.co.uk

Latest

Thursday 16th June, 2 -3.15pm

Business resilience for small and medium architecture practices A RIBA Journal Webinar in Association with Deltek

Tuesday 24th May, 09:00 – 11:15 am

PiP Offices and Working place design webinar

It is the financial imperative rather than high-mindedness that is driving greater economic, social and political responsibility among corporations. Brian Green explains

How financial considerations are driving ethical business practice

Architects can contribute to making the virtual realm a positive environment for communities and a new dimension for humanity

Architects can contribute to making the virtual realm a positive environment

We are on the hunt for the movers and shakers of tomorrow. Should you or someone you know be entering RIBAJ Rising Stars 2022 in association with Origin?

Talent should be recognised