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The history and evolution of building fasteners

- By Tom Hulsey, Sealtite – Fasteners and fastening systems have evolved steadily over time.  History has led us from the use of nails as the fastener of choice to today’s self-drilling screws as the most versatile means of securing … Read more »

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Fascinating Fasteners: The science of holding things together only gets better

May 2014 Rural Builder cover

- By Mark Ward – The fastener industry will soon celebrate 175 years of service in North America. Tom Hulsey, vice president of engineering and technical services for Sealtite Building Fasteners of Tyler, Texas, has seen firsthand the last 50 … Read more »

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2011 NFBA Featured Suppliers-3

S-5! Solutions S-5! clamps attach securely to almost any metal roof profile, including exposed-fastened and corrugated. Using the S-5! VersaBrackets and CorruBrackets, attachment is quick, easy and provides unprecedented holding strength. S-5!’s innovative technologies include the S-5-PV Kit for solar panels, … Read more »

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Builder Block: Best on the Block 2011

Visitors to the NFBA Frame Building Expo in Indianapolis in March were given an opportunity to vote on their favorite exhibitors and products found in the Builder Block area of the show floor. There were 26 companies in this year’s … Read more »

Posted in Builder Blocks, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Product Guides, Products, RB May 2011, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged a.j. manufacturing, atlas bolt, borkholder, builder block, dripstop, fasteners direct, mcelroy metal, nfba frame building expo, Plyco, sealtite, sfs, snorkel, swenson shear | Leave a comment