wall tie

wall tie

[′wȯl ‚tī]
(building construction)
A rigid, corrosion-resistant metal tie fitted into the bed joints across the cavity of a cavity wall.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wall tie

wall ties
In masonry, a type of anchor (usually a metal strip) used to secure facing to a backup wall or to connect the two withes of a cavity wall; mortared into joints during setting. Also see butterfly wall tie, cavity wall tie, veneer wall tie.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The timing and scale of the work at Maes y Dre was prompted by floor subsidence and wall tie problems in the 30 properties.
(lb) (in) (in) (%) Ridge No No No 2,500 1.328 1.195 -11.1 Ridge Yes No No 2,500 1.016 0.870 -14.4 Ridge Yes No 3.5 by 3.5 2,500 0.938 -- -- Ridge No No 3.5 by 3.5 2,500 1.016 -- -- Ridge Yes No No 2,500 0.188 -- -- Ridge No No No 2,500 0.188 -- -- Ridge Yes Yes No 2,500 0.686 0.634 -7.6 Rafter Yes Yes No 5,000 0.750 0.636 -15.2 Rafter Yes Yes No 10,000 1.500 -- -- Rafter No Yes No 5,000 0.688 0.757 10.0 Rafter No Yes No 10,000 -- -- -- Facia Horizontal wall Tie plate Wall plate Ridge beam beam Load plate defection axial bending bending bending point Test Est.
The front wall framing may be a bit confusing because we had to run the side wall tie plates all the way out to the columns.
There are several different gadgets available to do this and the one that I have selected is known as a corrugated wall tie. It is a galvanized, corrugated piece of thin metal about 8" long, 1" wide and about as thick as a greeting card.
DEESIDE-BASED steel fixings manufacturer Ancon has won a 2018 Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category, for the successful introduction and ongoing development of its advanced composite, low thermal conductivity, Teplo wall tie range.
Alan Anderson, managing director of Clan and chairman of the BWTSRA (British Wall Tie Structural Repair Association), said: 'The move to new premises has given us fresh impetus and now is a really exciting time for Clan
Start your first board tight to the top of the 4x4 wall tie, cutting away a bit of the groove (Photo 12).
Extensive tie failure has been found in the North East of England where the mortar tends to be of a black ash type, which reacts chemically with the wall tie.
Cavity insulation worKs and wall tie replacements will be completed on 25% of the building along with concrete and bricKworK repairs.
There is also lintel failure above windows and doors, chemical attack, roof spread, wall tie failure, impact and earthquake to name a few.