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Wall Starter Kit
Stainless Steel Wall Starter Kits
Featuring the twist, lock and slide wall tie, the wall starter kit comes in 2 x 1.2mtr interlocking lengths of Stainless steel wall connector channel.
Applications & Design Features
For all internal & external applications from 60mm to 250mm wide and up to 3 stories high, featuring the twist, lock and slide wall tie.
The Wall Starter Kit contains all the necessary fixings for a single skin of masonry up to 2.4mtr (8 feet) high. 2 x 1.2mtr interlocking lengths of Stainless steel wall connector channel are supplied in back of 10 starter kit ties, 5 x stainless steel coach screws, washers and wall plugs.
Prepare existing wall by removing any rendered or pebble dashed finishing to ensure the wall starter has direct contact with existing masonry. Offer the lower section of the wall starter channel to the existing wall at the centre point of the new masonry.
Plumb the lower connector channel marking the position of the fixing holes, these should be equally spaced avoiding mortar joints. Drill and plug existing masonry using a 10mm masonry drill. Lightly clamp lower section at the 2 lower fixing points using the coach screws and washers provided. Slot the upper section of wall starter channel into the lower section so that both end fixing slots overlap.
Drill and plug remaining fixing points into existing masonry using a 10mm masonry drill.Lightly clamp upper section at the 2 upper and overlap fixing points using the coach screws and washers provided. Align both connectors and tighten all coach screws (do not over tighten).
Lay brick or block work for the new wall in the conventional way leaving a full vertical mortar joint between the new and old walls. Install wall starter ties into the wall starter channel by twisting and sliding into position at 300mm centres The ties should be completely surrounded with mortar.