Armlock lateral restraint device
ABC ARMLOCK
retrofitted lateral restraint device armlock lateral restraint lateral restraint
Economical - Reliable - Fast

PROBLEMS WITH WALLS

External walls of buildings are prone to deflection or bowing, usually caused by a lack of lateral restraint by intermediate floors, combined with the downwards force of the roof.

The diagram below illustrates the principle of the observable evidence of the problem.

lateral restraint

A very effective, and universally accepted, way of providing a solution to this problem, is to use the floor diaphram to restrain the wall, by introducing an improved mechanical connection between the wall and the floor.

The ABC ARMLOCK & GABLELOCK provides a fast and reliable connection between the floor diaphram and wall, without the need for additional noggings or other carpentry work.

The clever, reliable, fast and ECONOMIC way
to provide retrofitted lateral restraint to your WALLS!