CSS – Standard Coupler
1 – Slide the coupling sleeve in one bar to cover the required embedment length provided in the technical data.
2 – Using INCON’s portable swaging machine, apply pressure on the embedded portion until it reaches the value specified in the technical data.
3 – Align the second bar and insert it through the other coupler side.
4 – Apply a hydraulic pressure on the other portion of the coupler as described in the technical data.
The CSS Coupler is composed of a seamless steel tube that is swaged on two steel bars of the same size to form a mechanical interlock.
CSS Coupler is widely used for new construction and repair applications where the mechanical splices of two steel cages or individual bars of different sizes are to be installed in-place.