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Tension & Compression Systems

Tension & Compression Systems

Important: Our stainless steel tension system has a new name: Halfen Detan-D (previously Ancon 500)

Tension and compression rod systems are increasingly being used in structures and buildings as architectural and structural elements.

Our Tension System range comprises two solutions designed to meet the demanding aesthetic requirements of today’s applications. Halfen Detan Rod systems are regulated in a European Technical Assessment (ETA) and are only approved for predominantly static loads.

  • Free design software available
  • European Technical Assessment (ETA)
  • High load capacity
  • Stainless steel and carbon steel options
  • Bars from 8mm to 76mm diameter (depending on material)
  • Choice of finishes
  • Aesthetically designed forks
  • Locking nut included as standard
  • Full adjustment within fork connectors
  • Visual check of correct installation
  • Isolation supplied as standard with stainless steel systems

Please note:   Halfen Detan Rod systems are not stocked items, and are manufactured to order in Europe.

Halfen Detan-D Stainless Steel Rod System                                            Halfen Detan-S Carbon Steel Rod System
(previously Ancon 500 Tension System)

Latest News

Ancon 500 Tension System renamed to Halfen Detan-D

As a future-oriented, innovative company, Leviat focuses on the ever-changing requirements of the industry, and our latest development combines the portfolio of Ancon and Halfen Tension Systems to ensure we meet the individual requirements of our customers.

ICC-ES Appraisal Report Issued to Leviat

We are excited to announce the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has issued the first appraisal report in New Zealand to Leviat for Halfen HZA Anchor Channels and HZS Channel Bolts.