Macalloy Architectural Tension Bars / Tie Rod Systems were utilised to add to the architectural steel work aesthetic of the Research Centre at Rotherham.
Macalloy tension rods are used to suspend a skywalk and provide tensioning and structural support for a large glass skylight.
The use of the Macalloy tie rod system allows for the use of the same fork, clevis, end fitting to be used and provide a uniform architectural finish and help provide for a lightweight steel structure.
The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has been designed as one of the country’s first carbon neutral buildings. Situated on a brownfield site, which has been reclaimed from an old coal and opencast mine, this fully sustainable ‘factory of the future’ will test new technologies for the aerospace industry.
Architect – Bond Bryan Ltd
Contractor – The Bowmer & Kirkland Group
Engineer – Buro Happold
Image taken by Daniel Hopkinson
Macalloy is proud to have been involved in 4 of the stadiums due to host FIFA Worldcup games in Russia. Pictured is Mordovia Arena in Saransk. Macalloy has provided galvanised M48 tension bars, turnbuckles and connection discs to help support the roof. The first match their will be held on 16th June.
Arc by Crown, are luxury apartments in Sydney, Australia, designed by globally renowned architect Koichi Takada. Residents will enjoy panoramic views from the two glass steel towers that soar high into the Sydney skyline. Over 300 Macalloy Stainless 520 M42 Tendons have been used to help support the roof.
Macalloy can provide support for installation and stressing of all our products. Site services support includes equipment hire, training of site personnel to install and tension bars and on site installation.