Tie Rods / Tie Bars

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For over four decades Sta-lok has established a global reputation for the manufacture and supply of tie rods and other high quality stainless steel solutions to Architects, Designers and Engineers.

Sta-lok Products are manufactured in our own UK factory to the highest standards – quality is paramount, products are individually inspected and have full material traceability.

Our standard Tie Rod – Tie Bar range of products includes, Fork Ends, Spade Ends, RTP Ends and Centre Discs. For projects that require unique design elements, our team of expert technicians can design systems to suit the most demanding specifications.

Bridges, Office blocks, Shopping Centres and Malls, Airports, Transport Stations and Residential Homes are just some of the applications where Sta-lok products have helped Architects and Designers’ visions become reality.

Sta-Lok’s Tie Rod / Tie Bar systems are used in a vast range of structural and decorative applications:

  • Glass curtain wall support
  • Support and tension systems
  • Roof tie rod and trusses
  • Bridge suspensions
  • Structural bracing
  • Modern sculptures
  • Awning and fixture hangings


Tie Rods & Tie Bars by STA-LOK

Sta-Lok Tie rods are manufactured from high strength Stainless Steel grade 316 (1.4404) or Duplex 2205 (1.4462).
Standard system lengths up to 3 metres can be supplied with a variety of end fitting options.
System lengths up to 6 metres can be manufactured to special order; alternatively rod connectors can be used to achieve longer spans.

Sta-Lok rod systems are manufactured with threads machined at each end. +/- Adjustment is achieved by rotation of the rod in a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction.

Ready to install 
Our systems are supplied pre-assembled and adjusted to your specifications; this means that they can be fitted straight from the box.
Where required , rods can be individually labelled and supplied with a location register to speed up identification and site installation.

End Fitting Options  
  • Fork ends
  • Spade ends
  • RTP ends
  • Centre discs 
Mechanical Properties
M6 - M16 Bars 0.2% Proof strength 500N/mm2 Tensile strength 700N/mm2
M20-M36 Bars 0.2% Proof strength 460N/mm2 Tensile strength 640N/mm2

In compliance with

BS EN 1090-1:2009
BS EN 1090-2:2008 + A1:2011
BS EN 1090-3 + A1:2011

Finish Options

240 Grit 


Tie rods are offered with three different finish options
  • Natural ( may contain natural grain features)
  • Satin ( 240 Grit finish)
  • Polished
Our  Stainless steel Tie Rod and Tie Bar Systems are now purchasable online
Just select the end fittings you require below and then you will be able to input your finish option, system length and quantity and a live price will be generated for you.

Fork End

Fork ends have a wide range of adjustment and are supplied as standard with double headed pins, including pin heads and locking screw.

Spade Ends

Spade ends fit within twin connecting plates.

RTP Ends

These unique ends are designed to provide tension and support between steel members.

Centre Discs 

Being designed to BS 5950-1:2000 and material specification EN 10088, the discs are made to fit F34 Tie Rod fork ends. Supplied with either 3 or 4 holes, they connect multiple Tie Rods to a central point.