ISO 9001 COMPLIANCE AWARD

ISO 9001 COMPLIANCE AWARD FOR ETAG

Etag are delighted to have been awarded with ISO 9001 accreditation.

This is a reflection of Etag’s commitment to delivering high levels of service through our process, people, and working practice.

Fixings & Fasteners

Below is a short review on some of the most popular screws that we supply in vast amounts daily to our customers.  For many more please click here at fixfactory.ie

Drywall Screws

The drywall screws we supply are specially designed for fixings plasterboard to light gauge metal sections or metal and timber studs.  All the drywall screws we supply are CE approved and zinc plated and black phosphate.

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Drywall Screws 32mm Zinc

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Coarse Drywall Screw 50mm
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Collated Drywall Screws Fine 25mm
 

Chipboard Screws

Probably the most efficient universal wood screws available.  The patented cutting thread provides lower drive in torque, a quicker assembly time and exceptional holding power.  These type of chipboard screws offer up to 50% quicker drive in time, with up to 50% lower torque and all without pre-drilling.

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Chipboard Screws 4 x 25
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Chipboard Screws 4 x 50

Tek Screws

Our range of tek screws varies in everything from heavy section to self-drilling & low profile.  See the remaining here at fixfactory.ie

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Tek Screw 5.5 x 25 Light Section
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Super Heavy Duty Self Drilling – Tek 7

Waferhead Screw

The below waferhead screws have a special hardened drill point for fixing dry linings to steel framework without the need for a pilot hole.

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Waferhead Screw Point
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Waferhead Screw Self Drill

If what you are looking for isn’t here.  Don’t hesitate to give our sales team a call.  Or click here at fixfactory.ie to see a full list of what we sell.

Damien

FIRE PROOFING

Hi Guys,

Today’s blog post is a product review on both Putty Pads and Inserts (single & double) one of our top sellers at fix factory.  See the rest of the fire proofing products we stock here at fixfactory.ie

Putty Pads

Etag putty pads are an easily applied fire and sound rated sealant.  This type of pad is hand workable, reuseable and reserviceable due to the non-setting properties it features.  Easy installation on first or second fixings and excellent acoustic properties, are two of its many benefits.  The protection it features will prevent the passage of smoke, flames, sound and air movement through the electrical socket.  They provide up to 120 minutes fire resistance and featuring excellent acoustic properties, they achieve full fire performance without additional insulation between the studs.  The putty pads come supplied in a cross shape for internal installation in a socket or a switch box.  See here at fixfactory.ie

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Fire Socket Inserts

The fire socket inserts we supply offer maximum protection for penetrations created by the introduction of both single & double inserts and also to allow ease of fitting.  In a situation where a fire occurs, the inserts expand internally to fill all of the available space.  These inserts work when fitted back to back in uninsulated walls and can be retro fitted to existing sockets or fitted during the wall construction.  Also suitable for insulated and uninsulated plasterboard partitions.  See here at fixfactory.ie

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Happy building & thanks for reading

Damien

 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT & FIRST AID

Hi Guys,

Today’s blog post, is a quick review, which gives you a snippet of some of the popular buys from our Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and First Aid range.  Below is a few of the many products from which we supply each day.  Check the rest out here @ www.fixfactory.ie 

Dust Masks & Respiratory Protection 

We offer you a varied amount of different types of dust masks and respiratory protection.  Both for full or half face sizing.  See here for more @ fixfactory.ie

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Hi Visibility Vests & Jackets 

Which are made from 100% polyester, are available in different sizes and colours.  Both Hi Vis vests and jackets feature excellent quality reflective strips to maximise visibility. For more see here @fixfactory.co.uk

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First Aid Kits

Here at Etag we provide premium first aid equipment at low prices. We supply first aid boxes for 10, 20 & 50 people.  Look after yourself and your pocket.  See here for more @ fixfactory.ie

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Footwear

We cater for all! From economy work boots, to wellingtons to rigger boots you name it – we have it.  See here for more @ fixfactory.ie 

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Hand Protection & Gloves

Etag supply excellent quality gloves at low prices to keep your hands safe.  The gloves we supply feature many benefits, some of which include; close fitting, excellent dexterity, high tear and abrasion resistance, and a seamless knitted liner. For more see here @ fixfactory.ie 

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If what you are looking for isn’t  here. Don’t hesitate to give our sales team a call.  Or click here at fixfactory.ie  to see a full list of what we sell.

Until next time.

Happy building & thanks for reading.

Damien

MATERIAL PROTECTION

Hi Guys,

Today’s blog post gives you a few tips on how to keep your site materials and finishes protected from any damage.  Below are a few products we recommend you consider using.  In turn the main benefit of this for you, is not spending any more money than you have to by refinishing or replacing on-site damages materials.

Door Frame Protection

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These particular frames are designed to clip around existing door frames to protect the surfaces from any impact damage.  Installation and removal of protection frames are quick and easy.  In comparison to other frames out there, these lightweight frames would be the best option as other frames can be more rigid which result in potential material scratching.

Floor Protection

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We supply both floor protection and carpet films, which both will serve your needs perfectly.  Both products eliminate the need for using dust sheets which as well know can be a trip hazard.  Both products boast many benefits mainly they are waterproof products, obviously self-adhesive and you require no need for any tape as it is specially designed to low tack adhere to carpets and wood flooring.

Protection Boards

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Protection boards are sold per sheet and are black in colour as standard but other colours are available.  These boards are a versatile and cost effective way of offering protection.  They are designed to be easily cut and fitted.  Protection boards are also available in flame retardant format.

Window Protection

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Window  protection films are sold per roll.  Protecting windows and glazed facades from any scratches, dirt, paint and plaster drops.

The above are just some of a few of the products we supply to protect site materials or finishes from any damage.  So don’t let your hard work go to waste, any further questions you may have our team are more than happy to help.

Catch Etag’s next blog post Monday.

Happy building & thanks for reading .

Damien

BESPOKE ACCESS PANELS

Hi Guys,

Today’s blog post features a review on our Bespoke Access Panels.  Here at Etag, we have made 1000’s of special bespoke access panels for an enormous range of projects and special applications.  See here at etagfixings.co.uk or fixfactory.co.uk.

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Access Panels are a necessity in order to access covered plumbing, electrical and building services.  We take pride in making sure our bespoke access panels blend into any building’s design and are subtle, functional and well-constructed.

When we manufacture these access panels we take you the customer into account.  Etag wants to make the job as easy as possible for you.  So your specification is key, its design accounts for easy installation into walls and we can proudly say we have the flexibility to offer you a wide range of sizes to suit most applications.

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Some of the options we make available to you are; fire rated, frame & door construction, door finish options, airtight panels, textured and colour choices and many more.  Education, offshore, energy, skyscraper construction, hospitality and healthcare facilities are only a few of the many projects we have developed access solutions for.

Any special access panel requirements you may have, just give our team a call and we will get it sorted!

Happy building & thanks for reading.

Damien

CADDY TELESCOPIC STUD RAIL

Hi Guys,

It is almost the end of the working week again and with that comes our latest blog post.

Today’s blog is focused on the unique, one piece Caddy Telescopic Stud Rail.  This easy to assemble stud rail can be found here at etagfixings.ie or fixfactory.ie .

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The telescopic stud rail is adjustable for non-standard stud spacing.  It can be mounted in two different ways either to the face or inside a stud.

The easy installation is an aspect which we all want to hear whilst undertaking a job.  All that is required for this is a screw gun.  See here at fixfactory.ie.  Telescopic stud rails are priced individually, so it lets you ordr the exact amount you need for a job.

As suppliers here at Etag, we know first-hand that it boasts many benefits.  The overall design of the stud rail has been improved enormously with stamped markings and pilot holes.  The stamped markings naturally make for easier identification whilst carrying out a job.  Also designed specially to allow for easier bending whilst using.  The pilot holes allow for easy socket / electrical box attachment with a screwdriver.  It features an interlocking tab which prevents any accidental disassembling occuring.  When used with flexible or rigid conduit or pre-wired cable systems, this in turn reduces movement of the box.

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Have you any other further questions in regards to this, our team are more than happy to help.

Catch Etag’s next blog post Tuesday.

Happy building & thanks for reading.

Damien

HEAD RESTRAINTS

Hi Guys,

So, today we have blog post number two for you.  This blog is focused on head restraints, a key masonry product.

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Etag supply MT HR1 head restraints – See here at etag.ie or fixfactory.ie.

Head restraints allow for vertical movement of blocks which can then accommodate shrinkage or thermal movement of the structural frame or wall of a buildings structure.  Etag head restraints provide the required restraint to the top of any wall.  It is specially designed to give a positive fixing to the head of a wall, without having any visual impact on the finished single skin wall.

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The Metfix concealed internal head restraint (otherwise known as MT HR1), is concealed within wall construction.  It is a two part tie which provides a positive fixing into the bed joint.

That is all for now, until next time.

Happy building & thanks for reading.

Damien

AIRBLOCK EXPANDING FOAM

Hi Guys,

So, here goes, this is Etag’s first blog post so we are very excited.  The main aim with this blog is keep you all informed & updated on Etag Fixings, Fix Factory, our products and generally anything we think you would like to read and find informative or helpful.  All questions, queries and suggestions you may have are welcomed.

So for this blog post, we are going to do a product review for you. From our wonderful suppliers Geocel’s range, we stock the highly recommended Airblock Flexible Foam.

Airblock Expanding Foam

See here at etag.ie or  fixfactory.ie . Airblock comes packaged in a 750ml can and boxed in 12’s.  This foam creates a highly effective air tight barrier to help air seal buildings.  You may ask how it differs from other foams in its field, well Airblock foam hits all those nooks and crannies that are hard to reach.  It fills voids and seals which in return, results in providing a huge improvement to energy efficiency.

This Airblock foam boasts many benefits some of which include; it forms an airtight and water resistant flexible seal, has a temperature resistance of -40 to +100 and is fire and acoustic rated.  One of the best aspects of Airblock foam is that it can be used in conjunction with most common materials like; wood, brickwork, concrete, stone, plaster, metal and plastic surfaces.  So it is not specific to just one material (a huge benefit we think) .

That is all for now, hope this helped. Catch Etags next blog post Tuesday.

Happy building & thanks for reading.

Damien