Brickforce is designed for structural reinforced masonry applications and consists of two main parallel wires joined by in-line welded cross wires. In this way, Brickforce is able to add strength to walls panels and assist in resistance to wind load. The main wires are manufactured into a flattened profile to enable the product to be easily located into a mortar joint without steel build-up problems at lap positions and corners/ junctions, or when used in conjunction with wall ties. Brickforce is available in a range of different wire diameters for specific structural loading situations and in a variety of product widths to suit different block or brick leaf construction. Advantages: Suitable for a wide range of applications Available to suit almost any wall shape and makeup Full continuity of reinforcement Easy installation by bricklayers
BRC Mesh Reinforcing, as a market leader, seeks to be the preferred supplier of mesh reinforced product solutions. BRC Mesh (BRC Mesh Reinforcing) manufactures and supplies steel mesh reinforcing and fencing products and forms part of the Thekweni Reinforcing PTY LTD. As an industry leader, BRC Mesh delivers customer-focused products and services, locally and internationally. BRC Mesh offers advisory services on all aspects of reinforcing technology, including conversion projects requiring steel bars in the initial design, which at a later stage are required to be changed to reinforcing mesh, thereby facilitating effortless and speedy construction.
Thekweni Piling pre-assembled welded cages are manufactured from weldable quality steel according to SAN 920:2005 specification. For cages 450mm diameter and over, additional internal stiffeners/rings are used to provide essential rigidity. Additional bars can be inserted after assembly if required.
A key element of the steel supply process to construction companies is fixing the steel in place. On bigger contracts, this is often observed. Thekweni is able to outsource this process, but for certain projects, it will often be more cost-effective for the construction company to fix the steel itself.
“ The process of Rib & Block is as simple as the product itself ” Thekwani understands that you as our client do not always know how to get the process started and that is why we are here to facilitate the entire Rib & Block process for you. Customer to supply Thekwani with the Engineer ’s design/schedule for Rib & Block. (Customers who do not have an Engineer yet, can send their architectural Drawings in order for us to obtain a free analysis from an Engineer for quoting purposes. The quote will include Engineering fees as well as a minimum of two Site Visits by him. Quoting lead time will depend on the Engineer’s response time). Once all the necessary information has been obtained, we will provide you with a quote that will be valid for 7 days. Due to the fact that rib and block are made to order only, a deposit of 50% of the total value of the quotation is payable before any manufacturing will commence. Once the manufacturing process is done, the date of delivery will be communicated to the customer. The balance payment is due at least 3 days prior to the delivery of finished goods