Several standard tie bar fittings are used, either to connect multiple tie bars to make longer lengths or provide articulation. Special fittings allow both connection of tie bars and articulation. All ASDO fittings are designed to exceed the capacity of the tie bar and where required have a sacrificial steel allowance.

Marine Project References

Liverpool 2 Container Port, UK

ASDO500 upset forged tie bars were selected for the construction of a major new container port in Liverpool. The very high loads required large diameter bars to support…

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