24 March, 2021

Lateral Restraint Products

These products allow masonry walls to be restrained back to other elements of the structure. This could be new or pre-existing steel work or pre-existing walls. The ties, once in position prevent sideways movement between a wall and another structure.

At Vista we offer ten options, the VE7 Holed Frame Cramp, the VE7D Holed Frame Cramp With Drip, the VS7 Slotted Frame Cramp, the VS7D  Slotted Frame Cramp With Drip, the V7H Frame Cramp Dowel Hole, the V96 Wire Frame Cramp, the V63 Clasp Tie, the V97 Wire Clasp Tie, The VCT Column Tie and the VA7/VA&PE Frame Cramp.

VE7 Holed Frame Cramp

Frame cramp (supplied in stainless or galvanised steel) for restraining masonry to new or existing structures and for building in non-structural elements (frames etc).

VE7D Holed Frame Cramp With Drip

Frame cramp supplied with a drip to prevent moisture crossing the cavity. Drip position 90mm from safety end as standard.

VS7 Slotted Frame Cramp

As VE7, but supplied with a slot in upstand to allow various fixings.

VS7D Slotted Frame Cramp With Drip

As above but supplied with a drip to prevent moisture crossing the cavity. Drip position 90mm from safety end as standard.

V7H Frame Cramp Dowel Hole

Frame cramp with 3 x 6.5mm holes in the projection for a dowel bar. Used to restrain stone cladding and coping stones.

V96 Wire Frame Cramp

Welded wire frame cramp for all applications, as the VE7, with added flexibility provided by a wire projection.

V63 Clasp Tie

Clasp tie, fixed to the side of a stanchion and used to restrain brickwork.

V97 Wire Clasp Tie

Wire clasp tie, fixed to the side of stanchion but also allowing extra movement with the flex of the wire section.

VCT Column Tie

A simple and cost effective product for restraining masonry back to ‘H’ section stanchions, providing four different slots to suit differing flange thicknesses.

VA7/VA7 PE  Frame Cramp

For offset fixing where masonry is not in line with the steel column. Angle with 7mm fixing hole as standard with fixed projection tie. Debonded plain end projection also available (VA7PE).

If you are unsure which of our lateral restraint products you need then please call the office who can discuss your requirements.

For further information about which wall tie to use for non lateral restraint specific issues please read our recent blog post, “Which Wall Ties should I use?” or contact the office on 01663 736 700.