cavity tie

cavity wall tie

A rigid, corrosive-resistant metal tie which bonds two withes of masonry.
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Brick types, failure pattern in bond wrench tests and typical cavity tie.
At the moment railway contact network is being reconstructed on the Guzdek-Sumgait section, and 69 piles, 6 reinforced concrete piles, 6 anchor piles, 41 cantilever piles, 3 cavity ties have been installed, Abbas Gemberov, head of Capital Repair LLC, told Trend.
Inadequate thickness of cavity walls, inadequate incision of vertical and horizontal damp proof courses and inadequate spacing of cavity ties are among the most common failures.
Probably the worst instance is when the cavity ties fail.
It's not just cavity ties that cause problems however, any lateral pressure against the wall can give a bulge.