CINTEC Announces New Dissipative Anchor
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Aug. 5, 2015—CINTEC International, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, announces that it 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.
This new product is an innovative dissipative anchor designed for use with Cintec™’s proven wall anchor system.
“We believe that this anchor is a major breakthrough in further protecting the world’s iconic buildings, especially in areas of high seismic activity,” said Peter James, Managing Director of Cintec™ International. “This anchor has been four years in development within the NIKER program. It has undergone extensive testing at Bath University, and in Italy.”