Introduction

GA Masonry Support Systems comprise of brackets welded to continuous angles at pre-designated fixing centres. They are suitable for cavities in excess of 45mm.

Support systems are ‘tailor made’ to suit every individual application ensuring cost effective design solutions for every masonry support requirement.

Adjustment

The brackets offer up to +/- 30mm vertical adjustment by utilising an 18 x 70 vertical slot in conjunction with a welded serrated pad. The welded serrated pad stops any potential slip.

Service

GA undertake the design of the system and fixings required. Vista will also produce layout drawings detailing the fixing positions, angle lengths and sectional details for approval prior to manufacture.

Once approved, the layout drawings are marked up to show individual angle references for ease of location and setting out on site.

Specifying

To specify GA Support Angles follow the code as shown below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples of Vista VESS Masonry Support System

Example 1

Example shows a support system fixed back to concrete via 38/17 channel. The 38/17 channel provides horizontal adjustment while the bracket provides vertical adjustment.

Specify: VESS1 / 100C / 12.5L

 

Example 2

Example shows a support system fixed back to concrete via fixing cleats anchored into the top of the slab. Slots in the fixing cleat provide horizontal adjustment while the bracket provides vertical adjustment. This method of fixing is useful for lightweight slabs and hollow core planks where fixing to the face cannot be achieved.

Specify: VESS2 / 75C / 9L

 

Example 3

Example shows a support system fixed back to steelwork using isolated setscrews. Plates/cleats are welded between the beam flanges and usually incorporate a punched slot for horizontal tolerance, the bracket provides vertical adjustment.

Specify: VESS3 / 75C / 9L