This year Helifix will be exhibiting at Retro-Expo London from Thursday 5th December to Friday 6th December at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. Helifix will be found on stand E4.
Helifix chose the 2 day exhibition to showcase our specialist helical wall ties, fixings and repair systems. Repair and refurbishment is increasingly acknowledged as the more sustainable alternative to demolition, in terms of architectural value, materials usage, cost and environmental impact. For more information regarding the show click here.
Stand Number: E4
Event Venue: Business Design Centre – Gallery Hall and Atrium
52 Upper Street
Interested in visiting? Click here to register.
New from structural repair specialists Helifix, the Concrete Crack Injection Repair Kit is a low viscosity, fast curing epoxy sealing system for repairing cracks in concrete. Easy to use, the kit contains the necessary components, materials and instructions for an efficient and reliable crack repair that will cure in around 12 hours to be as strong as the concrete.
HeliBond is an injectable, non-shrink, thixotropic, cementitious grout that rapidly develops high compressive bond strength. It has been specifically formulated by Helifix to achieve the highest standards required that are necessary to ensure effectiveness and structural safety of the repair undertaken using Helifix product.
- Non-shrink grout which exhibits excellent thixotropic properties
- Flows easily under pressure to fill voids
- Rapidly develops compressive strength
- Cures to 45N/mm²
- Ready-to-mix components supplied in two-pack sets to reduce waste
HeliBond is suitable for bonding HeliBars into most common masonry-type substrates, including brick, stone, pre-cast concrete and Aircrete blocks.
Bowing, leaning or bulging in external walls are a result of decreasing wall stability, these defects are often a symptom of:
- Prolonged vibrations from heavy traffic or plant machinery
- An increase in the floor loads (for example where additional floors have been added to an existing building)
- The original walls being insufficiently thick in comparison to the building height
- A lack of restraint between the external walls and the floor joists, beams and partitions Continue reading
Fred Paterson, Sales & Marketing Director explains how to repair random stone walls without the need for rebuild. Continue reading
Fred Paterson, Sales & Marketing Director explains how to create movement joints. Continue reading
John Heseltine Technical Director, explains common causes of bowing, leaning or bulging walls in old houses and buildings. Continue reading
James Plaskitt, Technical Area Manager, explains how to repair bowing, bulging or leaning walls in buildings. Continue reading
John Heseltine Technical Director, explains what a structural assessment is and what it typical involves. Continue reading
John Heseltine Technical Director, explains how subsidence needs to be addressed. Continue reading