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Helix Super Spiro Bars

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

• Masonry reinforcement for new brick or block walls e.g
• Bedjoint-reinforced masonry lintels.
• Strengthening of external panels under wind loading.
• Anti-crack reinforcement around door/window openings and service holes.
• For extra strength in footings, parapets, retaining walls, tanks and reservoirs.
• Resisting vibrations and earthquake movements.

• Strengthening of external panels under wind loading.

• Anti-crack reinforcement around door/window openings and service holes.
• For extra strength in footings, parapets, retaining walls, tanks and reservoirs.
• Resisting vibrations and earthquake movements.
• Strengthening buildings on fill or reclaimed land where large settlements are expected.
• Masonry reinforcements for remedial and refurbishment work in existing buildings.
• Concrete reinforcement – especially suited for thin precast sections, e.g classing panels, duct and manhole covers, fence posts and rails, lintels etc
• Reconstructed stone – ideal corrosion resistant method for dealing with handling and shrinkage stresses.

ADVANTAGES

• Can be cut to any length on site

• The unique Spiro profile provides a stiff section for handling which can be easily bent into any shape.

• Adaptable to a wide range of uses on site – ideal for tricky refurbishment jobs.

• Durable

Specification

Spiro-Bars are manufactured from austenitic stainless steel Type 304 and BS144. For particularly corrosive and aggressive conditions Type 316 stainless steel is available on special order


Spiro-Bars are available in 4.5mm, 6mm, 8mm, and 10mm widths. 1m Lengths or 3m lengths. Other Lengths are available on special order.

Installations:

MASONRY

• Spiro-Bars should be placed into bed joints by pushing down into a freshly laid bed of mortar.

• When used in cavity walls, Spiro Bars should ideally be used in conjunction with Spiro-Ties as cavity ties to avoid bi-metallic corrosion

• When building up courses, laps between Spiro-Bars should be staggered in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate British Standard. 

• In remedial situations existing bedjoints should be raked out to the required depth and Spiro-bars inserted. The joint should then be made good with a suitable mortar.

Concrete:

Spiro-Bars should generally be used In concrete in accordance with normal British standard requirements for concrete reinforcement.

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