fastening - construction

MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer

The client, a roof truss manufacturer, was securing their loads with steel strapping for delivery to job sites. Their customers were becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of using steel strap for their workers, so our client needed a cost-effective, safe alternative to steel strapping.

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Manufacturer & Converter of Non-Ferrous Metals Decreases Safety Claims and Maintenance Downtime

The client, a manufacturer, and converter of non-ferrous metals was using pneumatic nailers to construct crates and secure pallets to the floor of a trailer for shipment. This method was a safety concern due to the tripping hazard of the pneumatic hoses needed for their current nailers.

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Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive® System Reduces Operator Fatigue and Increases Efficiency

The client, a manufacturer of electrical component enclosures, was constructing pallets for shipment of their products utilizing bulk screws and a battery-operated impact drill. This method was extremely time consuming and labor intensive causing worker fatigue due to poor ergonomics.

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FastenMaster FLEX Hot Melt Construction Adhesive Reduces Door Repair Time & Labor for Building Material Supplier

The client, a building material supplier and mill work company, has a number of mill work applications in their plant including recycling and repairing doors. In this application they cut the doors to length and used a liquid glue when inserting the bottom portion of the door that is parallel to the floor. The process of using liquid glue and clamping totaled approximately two days.

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Lift Table “Elevates” Productivity for High Temperature Masonry Brick Manufacturer

The client, a manufacturer of high temperature masonry bricks, has a dedicated staging area in their facility to hand load bricks onto pallets for shipment.  They had to dedicate the use of a fork truck to elevate the pallets up to the proper loading height.

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Safety and Savings

Making sure a workplace is meeting safety standards can be expensive, but a good safety program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested.

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Selecting the Best Air Compressor & Air Hose for Your Fastening Job

When looking to purchase an air compressor for your construction company or for home use, there are many different aspects to consider before making your purchase.

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The Benefits of Cap Nailers and Staplers

Using a standard nailer or stapling gun for these applications can prove to be inadequate and lead to a lot of re-work, which is why cap nailers and staplersare completely essential to every construction job....

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When to Use Collated Screw Systems

To ensure durability, depth, and security, collated screw systems are essential for a wide variety of applications. These systems are fast and accurate, meaning you’re getting your job done quickly and correctly every time. Today, we’ll look at some of the most popular applications for these revolutionary tools.

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Paslode Cordless Nailers

Contractors know the importance of efficient, light-weight, low-maintenance nailers and staplers. With one of their tools winning a 2014 Pro Tool Innovation Award in the Nailers-Cordless Fuel category, Paslode has been proven time and time again...

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Trigger Happy…the Low Down on Bostitch Triggers

Ever wonder what the different colored triggers on your Bostitch tools mean? Here is the low down from our friends at Bostitch a Division of Stanley Black & Decker...

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Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Your Packaging & Fastening Process

November 15th was America Recycles Day so it seems fitting to provide businesses with some ideas that may help them reduce, reuse, and recycle in their industrial packaging and fastening processes.

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Pins or Screw Systems: Which One Should You be Using?

Fastening applications can be challenging, especially when trying to determine the best fastener for the job.  A popular question we are often asked here at R.V. Evans is “when should I use collated pins vs. collated screws in my fastening application?”  Our recommendation weighs heavily on the material you need to fasten together in the application.

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The Difference Between Screw Shank Nails and Ring Shank Nails

When working in the Industrial Fastening or construction industry, one question that seems to come up often is whether it is better to use Ring shank nails or Screw shank nails. The answer depends on the material being used in the application in order to determine which nails to use....

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