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Corrosion of steel wall ties: recognition and inspection (IP13/90) DOWNLOAD

ARCHIVED - Corrosion of steel wall ties: recognition and inspection (IP13/90) DOWNLOAD

by R C de Vekey (01-Nov-1990)

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THIS PUBLICATION HAS BEEN ARCHIVED.

Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document.


This paper describes how to recognise and assess wall tie corrosion in the field. Ten photographs show typical cracking and spalling patterns. Other forms of deterioration, particularly sulphate attack and moisture movement, cause damage that can be confused with wall-tie failure.

Methods of inspection to confirm wall-tie problems are briefly covered but are described in more depth in Digest 329(DG329). 4 pages.


See Digests 329 (DG329) and 401 (DG401) for repair methods.

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