Helix Spiro Timber Frame Tie, new construction Drive Tie.

Tying walls to New Construction

Easy to install, strong permanent. Helix Spiro Ties anchors masonry to wood studs and concrete block quickly and economically.

Manufactured from type 304 austenitic stainless steel to provide excellent corrosion resistance.

Helix Spiro Ties are easily hammer driven into the timber or block where they tap a threaded channel to produce a hold that is strong and permanent.

Helix Spiro Ties are 6mm in width and are lengths of 300mm, 280mm, 260mm, 240mm, 220mm, 200mm, 180mm.

Helix Spiro Fixers, 6mm width, 160mm, 140mm, 120mm, 100mm, 70mm

The high-performance Helix Spiro Ties system fits through insulation with no loss of thermal properties.  

Helix Spiro Timber Frame Ties are installed using the manual Helix Drive Tool , (twisting as driven).

Benefits

  • Effectively resists tension while accommodating sheer and compression forces.
  • Accommodates an adjustable insulation retaining disc.
  • Has multiple drip points to prevent moisture transfer across the cavity.
  • Allows for variation in joint coursing between leaves.

Installation

  • Load the Helix Spiro Ties into the Helix Drive Tool. Place the Helix Spiro Tie at its desired point of entry and drive it into place with a hammer.
  • Install an adjustable insulation retaining clip to secure insulation.
  • Helix Spiro Ties must be built into the bed joint as the exterior wall courses are laid to meet the embedment specifications.
  • Placement and location must be in accordance with project specifications.
  • An engineer must specify the precise embedment positioning of the Helix Spiro Ties.

Helix Spiro Timer Frame Ties should be installed by qualified contractors and installation must be approved by the project engineer.