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Flat wire ladder reinforcement provides additional tensile strength to masonry walls to enhance lateral load resistance. Supplied in 2.8, 2.9 and 3.0 mm main wire height and widths 60–175 mm, with a ladder length of 2700 mm. Made from austenitic stainless steel to 1.4301: BS EN 10088-3.

Conforms to BS 5628-2.

Standard product features

Minimum tensile strength:

500 N/mm².


Austenitic stainless steel, 1.4301 – To BS EN 10088-3. For external walls.



Product codes are derived from the equivalent round wire diameter (3–5 mm), plus ladder width (60–175 mm), e.g. SBSF4060, or SBSF50175. Consult manufacturer's literature for details.

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45-85-70/330 Stainless steel bed joint reinforcement

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Expamet Building Products


+44 (0)191 410 6631

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Flat Wire Reinforcement


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Manufacturer details

Mary Avenue,
Co Durham, DH3 1JF
Tel +44 (0)191 410 6631
Fax +44 (0)191 410 0650
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