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.

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.
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we are looking to procure the services of a contractor for render repairs, wall tie replacement and associated works at a property in gosport, hampshire.
The timing and scale of the work at Maes y Dre was prompted by floor subsidence and wall tie problems in the 30 properties.
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.
This would be about one corrugated wall tie for every two square feet of wall space to be brick veneered (see illustrations below).
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.
If it does, it can lodge on a wall tie, acting as a bridge for rainwater that has soaked into the outside to track to the inside.
This article provoked a bit of extra comment from some of my surveying colleagues, including one or two in the cavity wall tie replacement industry.