Dust Prevention

Dust can be a huge problem on site as it can seriously damage your health. There are some products that can help minimise and protect you from dust on site.Etag Ireland Dust Prevention XtractaBench

The Armorgard XtractaBench is an all in one dust workbench and extraction management system. It is a strong and robust workbench used to reduce dust and fumes emitted on site when working with materials such as wood, metal and plasterboard. it is compatible with most H or M class vaccums.

Dust masks are becoming more important due to regulations coming in. Face masks are now recommended by the HSA to be fit tested annually. All Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) must be CE marked making it adequate for the task, compatible for the environment, task and worker, and in good working order. RPE is the last line of protection. We have a wide range of dust protection products to keep you safe on site.

Etag Ireland Dust Prevention Full Face Mask

A full face mask has a large lens for wide field view and excellent visibility. It has a bayonet connection fitting system to a broad range of filters to protect against gases, vapours and particles. The four strap suspension makes it easy to put on and take off.  The cool flow valve provides easy breathing with reduced heat and stops moisture build up. The face mask is easy to clean due to the exhalation port, which provides increased durability.


Etag Ireland Half Face Mask Dust Prevention


A half mask is reusable, economical, low maintenance and simple to use. It has a cradle head harness and easy fasten neck strap. It is made of lightweight, elastomeric material for comfort during long periods. The low profile design minimises any interference in your field of view. The twin filter system gives an even distribution of weight and minimal obstruction to weight.

We also stock a range of disposable dust masks with P1,  P2 and P3 valve for temporary measures.  Ear protection is also important to reduce noise pollution and dirt. Corded ear plugs are reusable and can help reduce pressure in the ear canal. Disposable ear plugs are easy to insert and fit to the contour of the ear. Ear defenders are lightweight and ensure the wearer is protected from noise pollution. Protective glasses are a must to keep eyes protected from flying particles and objects and gloves are also important to protect from dust particles.

Tak-Mats are designed for the removal of light dirt and dust from foot traffic. They are ideal for hard or carpeted floors and enable under door fitting. There are 30 disposable sheets with each mat, which are individually tabbed and numbered that can then be peeled off, with a clean sheet ready to use underneath.

Temporary screen props provide a strong , lightweight solution for all temporary screening applications. They are reusable and cost effective. Easy to install, screen props will help to contain dust or spray.

Zip doors also help to contain dust in one area by sealing off the door. The zips are heavy duty to allow regular use. It will attach to a door way or screen and is quick and easy to install.

Our experienced sales team are on hand to chat with about our dust protection range on sales@etagfixings.com 

Product Highlight: Kore Floor

KORE Floor is a high performance floor insulation system for use below a concrete floor slab, below a cement based screed on a concrete slab with a hardcore base, above a suspended concrete floor and between the joists of a suspended timber floor. Made from rigid polystyrene boards cut from moulded blocks of expanded polystyrene, the closed cell nature of the boards ensures a consistent thermal and compressive performance throughout the lifetime of the building.

Kore Floor Insulation

The Benefits Of Kore Floor 

  • Meets and exceeds building regulations
  • Suitable for Passive House and low energy construction
  • Easy to work with and install
  • Exceptional compressive strength making KORE Floor Insulation suitable for use in both domestic and commercial applications
  • Thermal mass benefits from concrete construction
  • Suitable for use with underfloor heating systems
  • Available in a range of thicknesses
  • KORE Floor Insulation is durable, rot-proof and water repellent. It will easily last the lifetime of the building

Up to ten percent of a home’s heat may be lost through an uninsulated, poorly insulated or draughty floor. This heat loss can easily be remedied with the use of KORE Floor Insulation in both new builds and retrofits (when practical). KORE Floor Insulation is available in two different grades of EPS – White or Silver. 75mm KORE Floor Silver provides an identical U-value as 100mm KORE Floor White, meaning less material may be used for the same end result. In addition, KORE Floor Insulation is available in a number of compressive strengths and is suitable for use under heavy loads.

Kore Floor is manufactured by KORE, who design, manufacture and and deliver practical insulation solutions, and are one of the leading manufacturers for EPS products. For more information, email our experienced sales team on sales@etagfixings.com


  • Kore Floor White Kore Floor Silver

Welcome Shirley Bowman, Our New General Manager

Etag Fixings General Manager

We would like to announce that Shirley Bowman is now General Manager of Etag Fixings UK and Ireland.

Shirley has been with Etag Fixings for over 10 years and moved to London to help establish Etag UK. Her wealth of experience will be invaluable and bring a steady and guiding hand to both companies.

Please join us in congratulating Shirley and we wish her all the best in her new role.