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Unitec Couplers
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    Unitec Couplers

    Unitec is a shear-bolt coupling system for the connection of concrete reinforcement bars Ø12 to 50 mm.

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    Item Code
    Price
    Pack Size
    Purchase
    Quantity
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 12mm
    KK10111UNITEC12
    16.55
    Each
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 16mm
    KK10111UNITEC16
    18.18
    Each
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 20mm
    KK10111UNITEC20
    23.40
    Each
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 25mm
    KK10111UNITEC25
    32.74
    Each
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 32mm
    KK10111UNITEC32
    56.57
    Each
    Unitec Remedial Coupler 40mm
    KK10111UNITEC40
    97.41
    Each
    £0.00
    Total
    Price

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    Unitec is a shear-bolt coupling system for the connection of concrete reinforcement bars Ø12 to 50 mm (ASTM #4 to #14).

    Unitec repair couplers are CARES approved

    ·         Site assembly with standard impact wrench.

    ·         No need of bar end preparation.

    ·         Readily available off the shelf.

    ·         Ideal for concrete-embedded bars, repair and retrofit works, bent bars, etc...

    ·         Type 2 splice as per ACI 318 requirements. Complies with BS 8110 and NF A35-020 standards.

    UNITEC FAQs

    Q: what is the full range of diameters available?
    A: Unitec repair couplers are avaiable in 12, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40mm from stock. 50mm can be ordered.

    Q: are Unitec repair couplers approved in the UK?
    A: yes, Unitec couplers from ø12 to 40 mm have CARES approval TA1-B 5046

    Q: what other codes do Unitec repair couplers comply with?
    A: TA1-B: EC2 and BS 8110 for static applications in tension or compression with BS4449 grades B500B and B500C reinforcement.
        Eurocode BS EN 1992-1-1 = EC2 (for more information on EC2 click here)

    Q: can Unitec repair couplers be installed using a manual wrench?
    A: yes, on a limited number of couplers a hand wrench can be used with a compatible socket (M12, M16 & M20).

    Q: what other installation equipment could be used?
    A: if significant amount of Unitec repair couplers are to be installed, a standard pneumatic impact wrench can be used, with a compatible socket, such as Ingersoll Rand, Atlas Copco, Metabo, Toku.

    Q: do I need to follow an actual torque to shear bolts?
    A: no, given torque values are indicated to be average.

    Q: is the use of an electric nut runner recommended?
    A: no, this kind of equipment is dedicated to fine mechanical installation such as flanges, which require an actual torque value to be controlled.

    Q: if the site is equipped with an MBT electric nut runner can I use it with Unitec repair couplers?
    A: yes, only the socket on the 1” drive needs to be adapted from MBT imperial bolt dimensions to Unitec metric bolt dimensions.

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