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Why We Love Atlas Bolts

Friday 3rd July 2020

Why We Love Atlas Bolts

There’s a huge and often bewildering variety of fixings, fastenings, bolts and screws available today. Unfortunately there are also an increasing number of poor quality, sub-standard products which should be avoided. Atlas bolts, produced by Atlas Building Products, based in Ohio, U.S.A., are our favourite, high quality self-tapping masonry fixings for the reasons described in this post.

Protect Your Pipes and Cabling for Peace of Mind

Friday 26th June 2020

Protect Your Pipes and Cabling for Peace of Mind

Most buildings in the UK use drainpipes to route rainwater from rooftop guttering to drainage systems alongside exterior cabling for lighting, CCTV and telecommunications. Downpipes, cabling and ducting are common exterior features on most buildings but many of us don’t consider the potential cost of damage to these essential facilities. And it’s important to recognise that drainpipes will often provide opportunist thieves with a potential ladder to upper storey windows and youngsters will sometimes be tempted to attempt to climb them. It therefore makes sense to take stock of the exterior pipework and wiring around your properties and implement rigorous, effective protection.

Get to Know Metric Bolt Sizes

Friday 19th June 2020

Get to Know Metric Bolt Sizes

Nuts and bolts are essential fastenings, critical in the safe assembly of machinery, equipment, furniture and much more. In most circumstances, it’s absolutely vital that the right size of fastening is used. In this brief guide we provide an introduction to standard ISO metric sizes for nuts and bolts which will hopefully help dispel any confusion.

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