Masonry Anchor provides permanent structural reinforcement.

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Able to be tailored to requirements of individual projects, Anchor System stabilizes and strengthens non-reinforced masonry structures without requiring external or internal steel bracing. Solution is comprised of steel section in mesh fabric sleeve, into which cementitious grout is injected. Flexible woven polyester sleeve restrains flow and molds anchor into shapes and spaces within wall, providing strong mechanical bond. Solution delivers permanent repairs, even in weak substrates.



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Cintec America Offers Anchor System - Versatile Method of Structural Reinforcement



Cintec North America, a manufacturer of structural solutions for historic masonry walls, offers the Cintec Anchor System, a versatile method of structural reinforcement tailored to the specific strengthening and repair requirements of individual projects. Ideal for use in historical buildings, masonry bridges, monument repair, high rise buildings, retaining walls, and harbor walls, the Cintec Anchor System stabilizes and strengthens non-reinforced masonry structures without the need for external and internal steel bracing.

The Cintec Anchor System is a versatile solution that is both sympathetic with existing structures and undisruptive of existing architectural design. Easily used in poor quality materials and in bridging cavities, the Anchor System delivers fast, permanent repairs, even in weak substrates.

The Anchor System is comprised of a steel section in a mesh fabric sleeve, into which a specially developed cementitious grout is injected under low pressure. The flexible woven polyester sleeve restrains the flow and molds the anchor into the shapes and spaces within the wall, providing a strong mechanical bond. Variations in the size and shape of the System's individual components enable the basic method to be extended to meet the unique requirements of each project.

About CINTEC

CINTEC America is a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation. CINTEC America of Baltimore, MD, has associated offices in Newport, Wales, UK; Newcastle, Australia; Ottawa, Canada and in India.

The principal activity of the company is the design and manufacture of the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, a micro cement anchoring and reinforcing technique. CINTEC offers complete structural analysis and design services, turn-key solutions, as well as masonry repair and reinforcement anchors used for blast protection, seismic reinforcement, historic preservation and overall building strengthening.

CINTEC has been the recipient of several awards, including the 2002 Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation and received two U.K. Historic Bridge Awards and an Engineering Excellence Award from The Institution of Engineers, Australia in 2001.
For more information, call 1-800-363-6066; fax: 1 800.461.1862; e-mail: solutions@cintec.com or visit www.cintec.com.

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