CINTEC Worldwide, a leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, offers the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, a micro cement anchoring and reinforcing technique. The system is used for repair and renovation of existing buildings.
The award-winning Anchor System process begins with an inspection of the structure by a qualified CINTEC engineer. The structure is then modeled in 3D modeling to assess the behavioral probability and the risk inherent to the structure in order to determine the best reinforcement pattern.
At the site, the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, fashioned out of a steel bar enclosed in a mesh fabric sleeve, is inserted into the structure in need of reinforcement. A specially developed, non-polymer, cement-like grout is then injected into the sleeve under low pressure. The grout then fuses with the mesh, expands, and shapes itself around the steel to fit the space. CINTEC uses state-of-the-art, dry or low-volume wet diamond drilling techniques to reduce or even eliminate water damage associated with conventional concrete wet drilling.
Extensive in-situ load testing on various sizes and types of CINTEC anchors has proven that large blast loads can be successfully resisted, and that the anchor system provides a reliable, bottom-line defense against explosions.
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- 77Cintec International, a leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, has developed a new type of dissipative wall anchor. The new anchor solves the issues of how to protect heritage buildings in some of the most earthquake-prone parts of the world.
- 51The Cintec Anchor System is a versatile method of structural reinforcement that is tailored to meet the specific strengthening and repair requirements of individual projects.
- 40Cintec earthquake experts are currently working with an international delegation to evaluate the structural damage inflicted upon the Christchurch Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand during the February 2011 earthquake.