Precast Concrete Supports

 

FIX-PA Precast Concrete support system is specially designed for the secure and fast installation of prefabricated concrete panels on to load bearing structures. This system consists of support and restraining elements.

The FIX-PA precast concrete brackets consist of upper section, centre section and special fitting which is cast in to the concrete panel. Depending on the design resistance loads and the fixing type to the structure, there are different types of an upper section. The standard upper section is fastened at the edge of the sub structure.

The standard FIX-PA panel brackets can support loads of up to 35 kN. However, custom made design can be made to achieve loads of up to 70 kN. The FIX-PA are tested and verified by calculations and further inspections carried out by third party approval inspection bodies.

Precast Concrete panels are restrained by using FIX-BR spacing bolts which is compatible with the FIX-PA anchors. The standard cavity sizes are 240 mm and are supplied with ISO plastic spacers.

 

 
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Prefabricated Concrete Panel Support Systems

Prefabricated concrete facade panels are suspended on the subframe using FIX-PA Panels Brackets which enable safe and quick installation. Each panel is installed using two facade anchors in order to distribute the load evenly. FIX-BR spacing bolts are used to restrain the panels from wind loads. Four restraint anchors are required to fix each panel. FIX Panels Fixing Systems are verified by testing and structural calculations.

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Parapet Support System
Prefabricated concrete parapet panels are attached to the load bearing subframe with FIX-BRA parapet brackets, which are especially designed for the secure support of these high load structures. In achieving even load distribution, two parapet brackets are used to install each panel. These brackets are partially inserted into the prefabricated panel with the means of rebars that are fixed to the brackets. The parapet brackets are attached to the concrete subframe with approved anchor channels or anchor bolts.