PUTTING THE SCREWS ON COMPLIANCE:
Factory-fixed screws shift responsibility from builders’ shoulders
Pryda engineer Bernard Kennelly examines the tricky business of screws and, in the age of panelisation and modularisation, the advantages of factory-fixed screws over site-fixed screws.
Industry has cottoned on to the advantages of using screws over traditional stud ties to secure frames. Screws make stronger connections and they get the job done faster. But is there a builder alive who enjoys spending the day finding the correct bit or driving screws?
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