Fasteners

Products used to hold together the parts of building components; i.e.: screws, nails, clips and clamps.

‘Built in America’ TV Show to Feature Simpson Strong-Tie on April 27

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will be featured on the television show Built in America on the FOX Business Network on Sunday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific/1:30 p.m. Eastern. The … Read more »

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A Nashville hit! View the Best of the Frame Building Expo 2014

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The Frame Building Expo is the only national tradeshow and education event devoted exclusively to post-frame builders. Nashville has always been a popular venue for the event, and this year did not disappoint. Attendance was strong and the mood was optimistic. Didn’t make … Read more »

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Selecting, installing the right hardware: What to know before you buy

Hardware can make a significant difference in the look and function of a building but builders need to know how to make the correct suggestions or selections for their clients. Following is advice on selection and installation offered by James … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Construction Industry News, Doors & Windows, Fasteners, Frame Building News, Industry Experts, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged buying hardware, Cannonball: HNP, installing hardware, MWI Components, National Hardware, selecting hardware | Leave a comment

Triangle Fastener introduces Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw

Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to introduce its Wood-To-Concrete™ Tapping Screw. The Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw was developed for attaching 2X wood to concrete, masonry or block. Engineered with a proprietary “Hex-Countersunk” drive, it provides the driving stability of a hex … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Fasteners, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, New Products, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Products, RB December 2013, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged attaching wood to concrete, Triangle Fastener, wood to concrete tapping screw | Leave a comment

Check out the newly updated Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide – Free online!

An annual tradition here at Rural Builder is the release of the newest edition of the Rural Builder Buyer’s Guide. The Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide is a go-to source for all things post-frame and steel-frame construction supplies for builders in … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener adds sealant to product offerings

Triangle Fastener Corporation introduced APS 500 Advanced Polymer Sealant APS 500 is formulated for superior adhesion, excellent resistance to weathering and is compatible for use with a variety of substrates. The sealant comes in plastic tubes with screw-on nozzles.   … Read more »

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Simpson Strong-Tie sponsors final phase of cold-formed steel seismic tests

Simpson Strong-Tie donated product and provided technical expertise for the CFS-NEES project, a series of earthquake tests for cold-formed steel-framed buildings. As part of the final phase of a three-year, National Science Foundation-funded research project led by Johns Hopkins University, … Read more »

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F+W Trade Division gives Red Cross donation for Project Sandy

The Trade Division at F+W Media has donated $2,240 to the American Red Cross through its Project Sandy effort. F+W Media, owners of Rural Builder, Frame Building News, Metal Roofing Magazine and other Trade and special interest properties, established a … Read more »

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Edgetite paver edging spikes make installations stronger, more secure

Mechanicsburg, Pa. – Frustrations that result from trying to tightly secure paver edging have reached an end with new Edgetite spikes.  Edgetite Products Inc. is pleased to introduce a new paver edging spike that makes paver installations stronger. Edgetite spikes … Read more »

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2013 Idea Book – Snow retention product suppliers for metal roofs

Dynamic Fastener ColorGard mounts to standing seam panels with the patented S-5 clamp. No holes in the panel. No Glue. Installs in minutes, anytime of year, with holding strength of up to six times that of other snow guards. Patented … Read more »

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