Troja Arch Bridge , Czech Republic

This bridge design multifunctional uses high arc resistance Macalloy 520 tension rod system in bridge hangers. Macalloy has developed a form of resistance to the single thread tired for the project.

The bridge Troja is the latest addition to the ring road in Prague and will carry a two-lane road, two tram lines and walking paths and cycling on the Vltava River .

Cross training single ply hangers made ​​the rigid bridge , and allows a greater length to height ratios to be achieved on the standard bowstring bridges.

The bridge has a span of 200 meters while the bow is only 20 meters high at its highest point relative to a standard bow string should be 50 meters high. This arch bridge design has helped save up to 40% in hardware.

Macalloy has supplied its high resistance system voltage 520 bar to use as bridge hangers . Macalloy has developed a form of resistance to the single thread tired for the project that has been tested in accordance with EN 1993-1-11 : 2006 and meets the requirements of Eurocode 3 for fatigue connections in bridges .

Architectural steel bars are tensioned using Macalloys device Techno - tensioning - a device for locally stressing tension rods using a turnbuckle connection.

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Macalloy are now the proud owners of the Sheffield Business Awards Excellence in International Trade Award. Pictured is some of the team from Macalloy with a representative from the award sponsor Pressure Technologies.


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VTB Arena, Moscow Russia

Work is well under way at the VTB Arena - also known as Dynamo Central Stadium. Macalloy have provided galvanised 520 Grade Tension Rods in M16, M85 and M100. Work is expected to be completed later on this year, ready to host FIFA 2018 World Cup. Macalloy is also supplying Tension Rods to 4 other Russian Stadiums/Arena's - again these venues will be hosting the 2018 World Cup.



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Site Services

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.

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