Technical approvals

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Ancon Ltd - 5015

Ancon taper threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5015 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5015


Ancon Ltd - 5017

Ancon Eazistrip reinforcement continuity system complying with CARES Appendix TA2 using BS4449 grade B500C reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5017 issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5017


Ancon Ltd - 5041

Ancon Shearfix double headed punching shear stud system complying with CARES Appendix TA7 using BS4449 grade B500C in the size range 10 to 25mm diameter 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 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5041


Ancon Ltd - 5045

Ancon Bartec parallel threaded mechanical coupler tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5045 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5045


Ancon Ltd - 5050

Ancon Bartec Plus Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-A for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A 5050 Issue 5

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5050


Ancon Ltd - 5055

Ancon Bartec Plus parallel threaded mechanical coupler tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5055 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5055


Ancon Ltd - 5061

Ancon KSN Headed mechanical anchor tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5061 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5061


Ancon Ltd - 5066

Ancon CXL parallel threaded mechanical coupler tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5066 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5066


Aptus Construction Systems Pty Ltd - 5074

APTUS Adjustable Mechanical Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5074 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5074


ARMATURIS - 5039

Armaturis Herisson Plus Standard and Positional Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B, and tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5039 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5039


ARMATURIS - 5049

Armaturis Firsty Standard and Positional Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5049 Issue 5

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5049


BARTEC - 5053

Bartec Linxion Standard type C and PI parallel threaded mechancical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5053 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5053


BARTEC - 5067

Bartec PI parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA-1C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5067 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5067


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

BARUS SimGrip parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5064 issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5064


Betomax Neuss / Betomax Halle - 5072

Betomax Comax reinforcement continuity system complying with CARES Appendix TA2 using BS4449 grade B500B and B500C reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5072 issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5072


Boowon BMS Co. Ltd. - 5016

BMS Type A, B and C parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendices TA1-A and TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A&B-5016 issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5016


Changzhou Jianlian Reinforcing Bar Conjunction Co., Ltd - 5076

JBCZ Standard Threaded couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1- B 5076 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5076


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5005

Dextra Griptec Extruded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5005 Issue 18.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5005


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5011

Dextra Bartec / Fortec parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B5011 Issue 6

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5011


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5014

Griptec Swaged parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA-1C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5014 Issue 13

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5014


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5042

DEXTRA Rolltec parallel threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use 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 tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendices TA1-A & B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A & B 5046 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5046


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5051

Dextra Griptec Extruded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-A, for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A 5051 Issue 5

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5051


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5059

Dextra EASC (small) end anchors, EALC (large) end anchors and GEAB bolted headed anchors tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendices TA1-B & C for use in accordance with technical approval report TA1-B & C 5059 issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5059


Dextra Manufacturing Co Ltd. - 5071

DEXTRA Headed bars tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendices TA1-B and TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B & C 5071 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5071


Dywidag Systems International GmbH - 5075

Dywidag recostal RSH continuity system to CARES Appendix TA2, in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5075, using BS4449 grade B500B reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5075


Erico BV - 5009

Erico Lenton Plus taper threaded A12, P13 and P14 mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5009 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5009


Erico BV - 5012

Erico Lenton Form Saver taper threaded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1B-5012 Issue 5.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5012


Erico BV - 5027

Erico Lenton taper threaded A12, P13 and P14 mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5027 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5027


Erico BV - 5029

LENTON Standard, Standard Transition A12N couplers, Position P13LN, P14LN couplers and Position Transition P13LN couplers, Parallel Bolt S13N couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5029 Issue 5. Lenton Mechanical Anchors D14N and D16N tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5029 Issue 5.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5029


Erico BV - 5030

Erico Lenton taper threaded A12N, P13LN and P14LN mechanicals couplers, parallel bolt S13N couplers and mechanical anchors D14N and D16N tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-C 5030 Issue 4

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5030


Halfen Moment - 5077

Moment JoinTec mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with ISO15835:2018 (Type B coupler) including Factory Production Control (FPC) and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-F, for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-F 5077 issue 1. NOTE: This TA1-F approval is not valid for the supply and use of couplers in the UK

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5077


Hebei Yida Reinforcing Bar Connecting Technology Co.Ltd - 5068

Hebei Yida Standard Parallel Threaded Mechanical Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with CARES Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5068 issue1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5068


HRC Europe AS - 5036

HRC 400 series friction welded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B, and tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B & C 5036 Issue 6

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5036


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5031

Hy-Ten HT(S) welded mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B, and tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5031 Issue 5

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5031


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5035

Hy-Ten HT(P), (EP) and (LT) welded couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B, and tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5035 Issue 5

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5035


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5038

Hy-Ten HT(S), (P) and (LT) welded couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5038 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5038


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5052

Hy-Ten HT(S), (P), (EP) and (LT) welded couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B, and tested in accordance with and complying with CARES Appendix TA1-C for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B&C 5052 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5052


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5060

HTB mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5060 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5060


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5063

HY-TEN HT couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendices TA1-A and TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-A&B 5063 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5063


Hy-Ten Ltd - 5073

Hy-Ten HT(S) and (P) welded couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5073 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5073


Invisible Connections Ltd - 5056

Invisible Connections Ferbox reinforcement continuity system complying with CARES Appendix TA2 using BS4449 grades B500B and B500C reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5056 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5056


Lemon Groundwork Solutions Ltd - 5047

Lemon HT(S) and (LT) welded couplers complying with CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5047 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5047


LinkStud PSR LTD - 5032

Linkstud PSR double headed punching shear stud system complying with CARES Appendix TA7 using BS4449 grade B500C in the size range 10 to 25mm diameter for use in reinforced concrete flat slabs designed in accordance with EC 2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5032 Issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5032


Max Frank Ltd - 5043

Max Frank Shearail double headed punching shear stud system complying with CARES Appendix TA7 using BS4449 grade B500C in the size range 10 to 25mm diameter for use in reinforced concrete flat slabs designed in accordance with EC 2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5043 Issue 3

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5043


Nevoga s.r.o. - 5070

Nevoga Plexus Continuity System to CARES Appendix TA2, in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5070, using BS4449 grade B500B reinforcing bar 10mm to 16mm.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5070


RFA-TECH Limited - 5007

RFA-TECH Startabox reinforcement continuity system complying with CARES Appendix TA2 using BS4449 grade B500C reinforcing bar in sizes 10mm to 16mm for use in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA2 - 5007 issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5007


RFA-TECH Limited - 5028

RFA Sheartech double headed punching shear stud system complying with CARES Appendix TA7 using BS4449 grade B500C in the size range 10 to 25mm diameter for use in reinforced concrete flat slabs designed in accordance with EC 2 for use with static loading in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA7-5028 Issue 2.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5028


Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. - 5054

Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Standard Couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5054 Issue 2

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5054


Terwa - 5058

TERWA PSA/TSE and PSA/PSC mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5058 Issue 3.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5058


Terwa - 5065

ALC Alligator mechanical couplers tested in accordance with and complying with BS8597 and additional requirements of CARES Appendix TA1-B in accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5065 Issue 1.

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5065


Terwa - 5078

TERWA TSE/TEC, PSE/TEC and PSA-PSC/TEC End Anchors tested in accordance with CARES Appendix TA1-B for use in-accordance with Technical Approval Report TA1-B 5078 Issue 1

Further details are given in CARES Technical Approval Report: 5078


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