Did you know that using Metal Fasteners can Reduce Insulation Ratings?

Climate change and a concern with how we consume energy is having big effects in the building industry. Our buildings consume a lot of energy and methods to minimise this consumption are being researched and developed all over the world. In 2010 a paper was written and presented by The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a highly respected national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy that delivered findings that may have a sur...
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10 Reasons to Re-think Metal Fasteners

The day may come soon where the humble metal nail or staple becomes obsolete. Polymer fasteners are the new technology and outperform metal fasteners across a range of important areas.Metal fasteners are at a distinct disadvantage. Here are 10 reasons why they may soon be at the bottom of your toolbox!1. Equipment Damage:Metal fasteners can damage your equipment - especially bits, blades and abrasives.Polymer fasteners can be treated exactly like the timber you are working with – they can be c...
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