Link to the video by clicking the photo below to see how easy this cement based anchor is to install.
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Considering there are typically two owners involved in every LL37 Retaining Wall project simplicity is key.
The philosophy of SIP vs ROAR starts with removing or repairing as little as possible, continues with all operations being performed from the “OWNER’S” side and involves turning an unreinforced masonry structure into a reinforced masonry structure with a series of socked anchors, including post-tensioned, and involving the backfill as necessary but all contained within the fabric of the structure itself. The detail above is but one solution provided in a complete manual designed by Cintec available from ConSpec by placing the words “Cintec Retaining Wall Manual” in the subject line of the contact sheet on this web site ( https://www.conspec-rep.com/contact-us/ ).
ConSpec works with both NYC Licensed Engineers and Specialty Contractors that provide both the designs and construction services necessary to keep your costs and time to an absolute minimum. Again please reach out to us for;
When Thornton Tomasetti had to consider the condition and stability of the terracotta for the Helmsley Building at 230 Park Avenue, including ornate Buffalo Heads, ConSpec’s SIP vs ROAR concept proved appropriate with the replacement of pieces that were beyond repair (Rip-Out-And-Replace) but anchor (Stabilize_In-Place) with Custom Designed Cintec anchors to dramatically reduce overall costs and project completion time.
When stucco was peeling of a Naples Florida High Rise Condominium the engineer Christopher Eseppi PE of CE Engineering & Consulting LLC searched the internet and found RureGold which he felt would be a potential solution to stabilize the underlying CMU substrate, and act as the base for the replacement stucco. Not only was he and the owner satisfied but the process will be a standard for others to be judged by.
SIDEWALKS – Better, Faster, Cheaper, also more durable and longer lasting. Eliminating rebar or any metal mesh in sidewalks will accomplish all of the above, If the major portion of the commercial SOG (Slab-On-Grade) community is moving in that direction with non metallic Structural Fiber for major warehousing and manufacturing floors, use for sidewalks just makes sense. Let your Ready Mix provider provide your reinforcing and eliminate all the hassle of rebar placement. Available through your local concrete supplier.
Cintec designs an anchor for both FRP and FRCM (RureGold) based Systems with their sock/cement technology. Works just as well with resin systems with guaranteed pullout, easy to install and fireproof. Installs with battery operated bulk cement caulking gun. Based on proven sock/cement by Cintec, used industry wide for almost 50 years. Engineered for the engineer, constructed for the contractor.
Same technology when used with threaded stainless steel rod in lieu of carbon fiber rope is ideal for CMU and Speed Tile thin wall sections providing maximum pullout and shear.
As easy to apply as stucco, no smell, just cement, and has a Class A Fire Rating. Projects include Penthouse applications with as little as 26SF, Tower applications of 7,000SF and elevator shafts up to 100,000SF. Click video below to see application video.
Two recents applications of RureGold Cement Based Carbon Fiber for masonry tower application, one specified (King Juan Carlos Tower, NYU) and one, unforeseen conditions (Lehigh University) during stabilization project. Second project as a result of Architect having previous knowledge and use of the Rurgold on another project. Whiting Turner saved weeks on project schedule, supporting ConSpec’s SIP vs ROAR Philosophy.
After completing a recent parking garage that used over 30,000 HeliFix PatchPins with the contractor eventually saying “I wouldn’t use anything else!” I wondered how many of my concrete repair contractors are still spending $4-7/pin using the old resin and threaded rod method compared to about $2 installed for the PatchPin. Please confirm or dispute my numbers but watch the “17 second” installation video and consider – time to install, no waste of plastic or epoxy, use 1 or 10,000 at a time, NO CLEANING OF THE DRILL HOLE, it’s a DryFIx!, carry a days supply IN YOUR POCKET, bend easily as required, tie SS wire as needed. Think about it.