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GA Fixings
Unit 34
Claycliffe Business Park
Cannon Way
Barugh Green
Barnsley
S75 1JU

Tel: 01226 380779
Fax: 01226 385558

Email: info@gafixings.com

Brickwork Reinforcement

 

GA offer a range of bed joint masonry reinforcement meshes all of which comply to the recommendations laid down in BS 5628.

Bed joint masonry reinforcement can be used to:-

1. Increase brick and block panel sizes
2. Replace windposts and piers
3. Strengthen stack bonding/solder coursing
4. Widen movement joint spacing
5. Strengthen corners
6. Protect against cracking

Illustration of brick wall utilising GALM1 mesh reinforcement.
GALM/1
Cross sectional area = 20.12mm squared
GALM/1 Brickwork Reinforcement Mesh illustration

GALM/1 complies with BS 5628 1995 and consists of 3.58mm flattened main wires and 2.5mm cross-wires at 450mm centres. Supplied in 3.150m lengths GALM/1 is available in grade 304 S15 stainless and galvanised mild steel.

Product Reference Product Width Wall Width
GALM1/60 60mm 100mm
GALM1/100 100mm 140mm
GALM1/150 150mm 190mm
GALM1/160 160mm 200mm
GALM1/175 175mm 215mm

GALM/2
GALM/2 Brickwork Reinforcement Mesh illustration

GALM/2 has been designed for use in double leaf collar joint walls and complies with BS 5628 Part One for double leaf walls.
By using 2 x 100mm blocks tied together with GALM/2 heavy 215mm blocks may be dispensed with.

GALM/2 consists of 4mm flattened main wires and 20mm x 3mm flat cross ties at 450mm centres.
Supplied in 3.150m lengths GALM/2 is available in stainless and galvanised mild steel.


GALM/3
Cross sectional area = 25.12mm squared in each leaf

GALM/3 Brickwork Reinforcement Mesh illustration

GALM/3 complies with BS 5628 1995 and consists of 4mm flattened main wires and 4mm flattened cross wires drip at 450mm centres.

Supplied in 3.150m lengths GALM/3 is available in grade 304 S15 stainless steel.

Product Reference Product Width Brick Cavity Block
GALM3/210 210mm 102mm 50mm 100mm
GALM3/222 222mm 102mm 60mm 100mm
GALM3/235 235mm 102mm 75mm 100mm
GALM3/250 250mm 102mm 50mm 140mm
GALM3/275 275mm 102mm 75mm 140mm

GA/EM
Nominal Mesh Size = 9mm, Gauge = 0.5mm, Weight = 1.15kg/m2
GA/EM Brickwork Reinforcement Mesh illustration

GA/EM is used for general crack control but can also be used to bond walls to reinforced concrete frames. GA/EM is supplied in 20m coils with sheets available on request.

Product Reference Product Width
GA/EM61 61mm
GA/EM112 112mm
GA/EM178 178mm
GA/EM228 228mm