Wall ties are used in cavity walls to connect the outer and inner walls, or to connect a new masonry wall to an existing one. Designs vary according to whether a tie is for use with masonry or timber. Some common examples are shown below.
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These ties are used to secure a block wall to an existing wall. Ties slot into a metal profile and affix to mortar joints in the brickwork or blockwork.
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