Technical approvals

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Ancon Building Products - 5015

Ancon taper thread standard (TTS), positional (TTP) and transitional (TTT) mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5015.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5015


Ancon Building Products - 5017

The Eazistrip reinforcement continuity system, 10 to 16mm complying with CARES Appendix TA2 and Technical Approval Report TA2-5017 Issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5017


Ancon Building Products - 5041

Ancon Shearfix double headed punching shear stud system in the size range 10 to 25mm diameter and 100 to 1000mm in length for use in reinforced concrete flat slabs designed in accordance with EC 2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5041

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5041


Ancon Building Products - 5045

Ancon Bartec mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel in accordance with CARES Appendix TA1-B and Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5045 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5045


Ancon Building Products - 5050

Ancon Bartec Plus couplers in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A 5050 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5050


Ancon Building Products - 5055

Ancon Bartec Plus couplers to BS 4449 grade B500C reinforcing steel in the sizes 16mm - 40mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5055 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5055


Ancon Building Products - 5061

Approval of Ancon KSN Headed Anchor. in sizes 12 to 20mm diameters using BS4449:2005 reinforcing bars in both B500B and B500C grade to CARES TA1-B

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5061


ARMATURIS - 5039

Herisson Plus Standard and Position mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B and C 5039 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5039


ARMATURIS - 5049

Firsty Standard mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5049 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5049


BARTEC - 5053

Bartec Linxion mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5053 Issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5053


BARUS Muhendislik Metal Insaat Taahhut Sanayi ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti. - 5064

BARUS SimGrip Standard and Positional type mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5064

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5064


Boowon BMS Co. Ltd. - 5016

BMS Type A, B and C parallel threaded mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only and CARES Appendix TA1-A Class D Fatigue in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A&B-5016 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5016


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5005

Dextra Griptec Extruded couplers for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5005 Issue 15.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5005


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5011

Dextra Bartec Parallel threaded mechanical coupler for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5011


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5014

Griptec Swaged parallel threaded mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval report TA1-C 5014 issue 8.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5014


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5042

DEXTRA Rolltec Standard, Positional and Caging couplers complying with TA1-B for use in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1- B 5042 issue 4.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5042


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5046

Dextra Unitec mechanical couplers complying with TA1-B for use in static tension or compression in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5046 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5046


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5051

Dextra Griptec Extruded Standard mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A 5051 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5051


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5059

Dextra EASC (small) end anchors to TA1-B and C using grade B500C reinforcement in tension, DEXTRA EALC (large) end anchors to TA1-B and C using grade B500C reinforcement in tension and GEAB Bolted Headed Anchor to TA1-B and C using grade B500C reinforcement in tension only in accordance with technical approval report TA1-B&C 5059 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5059


Erico BV - 5003

Erico Lenton Taper thread standard (A12), positional (P13 & 14) mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B & TA1-C in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5003 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5003


Erico BV - 5008

Erico Lenton taper thread mechanical couplers, P13-35 and P13-45, to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5008 Issue 4.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5008


Erico BV - 5009

Erico Lenton Plus taper thread standard (A12) and positional (P13 & 14) mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5009 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5009


Erico BV - 5012

Erico Lenton Form Saver taper threaded mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1B-5012 Issue 4.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5012


Erico BV - 5022

Erico Lenton Lock mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A, B & C 5022 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5022


Erico BV - 5027

Erico Lenton Taper thread standard (A12) mechanical couplers and P13 and P14 mechanical couplers complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in compression or tension in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5027 Issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5027


Erico BV - 5029

Erico Lenton taper thread standard (A12( N)), Transition (A12(N)) and positional (P13(LN) & P14(LN)) mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in compression or tension in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5029 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5029


Erico BV - 5030

Erico Lenton Plus taper thread mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5030 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5030


Erico BV - 5057

Erico Worldwide Design Lenton A12N, A12N transition, P13LN, P14LN, D14 and S13N products in accordance with TA1-C Type B couplers for use in tension only using BS4449 grade B500C reinforcement bar as detailed TA report TA1-C 5057 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5057


Halfen GmbH - 5044

Halfen HBS-05 Standard Couplers complying with TA1-B and TA1-C for use in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B & C-5044 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5044


Halfen Ltd - 5001

The Kwikastrip reinforcement continuity system, 6 to 20mm, in accordance with CARES Appendix TA2 and Technical Approval Report TA2-5001

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5001


HRC Europe AS - 5036

HRC 400 series friction welded mechanical couplers for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B & C 5036 Issue 5.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5036


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5031

HT welded couplers complying with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5031 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5031


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5035

HT welded couplers complying with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5035 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5035


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5038

HT (S) welded couplers complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1B-5038

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5038


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5052

HT welded couplers complying with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5052 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5052


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5060

HTB mechanical couplers complying with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5060 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5060


Invisible Connections Ltd - 5056

The Ferbox reinforcement continuity system in accordance with CARES Appendix TA2 and Technical Approval Report TA2-5056 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5056


Lemon Groundwork Solutions Ltd - 5047

HT welded couplers complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B in tension only in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5047

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5047


LinkStud PSR LTD - 5032

LinkStud PSR double headed punching shear stud system in diameters from 10 to 25mm for use in reinforced concrete slabs designed in accordance with EC2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5032

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5032


Max Frank Ltd - 5043

Max Frank punching shear reinforcement system for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7 5043 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5043


RFA-TECH Limited - 5007

The Startabox reinforcement continuity system, 8 to 20mm, in accordance with CARES Quality and Operations Assessment Schedule TA2 and Technical Approval Report TA2-5007

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5007


RFA-TECH Limited - 5028

Sheartech double headed punching shear stud system in diameters 10mm to 25mm for use in reinforced concrete slabs designed in accordance with EC2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5028

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5028


Roldan SA - 5037

Duplex stainless steel Grade 500 reinforcing steel coil, hot and cold rolled, and decoiled bar in the size range 8 to 14mm and hot rolled coil and decoiled bar in the size range 8 to 40mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA13-5037

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5037


Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. - 5054

Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Standard Couplers to BS6744 grade 500 in size range 25-32mm in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5054 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5054


Terwa - 5058

PSA/TSE standard mechanical couplers to reinforcing steel for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5058 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5058


Terwa - 5065

ALC Alligator mechanical couplers for use with BS444:2005 Grade B500B complying with CARES quality and operations assessment Schedule TA1-B in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5065 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5065


Thames Reinforcements Ltd. - 5062

Thames Reinforcement Contibar Continuity System to CARES Appendix TA2, in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5062, using BS4449 grade B500B and B500C reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5062