Fixings, Brackets and Strapping
We have spent a lot of time looking for the best fasteners available and we only deal with reputable companies that can back their products. Most of our fasteners we source are from Fortress Fasteners and they have a brochure that has the most common fasteners and their suggested applications. You can download a copy below.
Our end brace hold down brackets comply with GS1s and GS2s GIB bracing systems. They are fixed to the concrete slab using a proprietary concrete anchor with a minimum uplift capacity of 8kN taking into consideration concrete slab thickness (internal walls) and edge distance (external walls).
Our strap bracing comes in two sizes, 25mm wide x 30m coils with 5 tensioners or 50mm wide x 100m coils. The 25mm wide strap is used with our 90mm frames and the 50mm strap is used for our 140mm frames as well as other areas needing more bracing. They are manufactured from 0.75BMT, G550 with a Z275 galvanised coating.
Our rollformer punches 32mm service holes in our wall frames, which are generally at 300mm and 1m in studs and in the center of every nog. If you have a specific request we can cater for that as well. We have 32mm plastic grommets that simply snap into the pre-punched holes to make your electrician’s job easier.