Simpson Strong-Tie News

    • Timber frame panel closer TFPC

    Air Tight Timber Frames

    This useful connector provides the quickest and most accurate way of drawing together timber frame panels and eliminating gaps – and that’s important, because those gaps contribute to air leakage and insulation issues. The TFPC features an angled plate which guides a structural screw (included) into the adjacent timber frame panels at precisely the angle necessary to pull them together to form an air…

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    Don’t set your watch… watch it set!

    There’s no need to guess when to start loading studs in masonry or concrete, because our latest fast curing range of mortar resins change colour (from blue to grey) as they set. So you’ll know at a glance. Simpson Strong-Tie Sales Director Jon Head says “We’re pleased to announce our innovative range of mortar resins, which offer some great features to make the job…

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    • Stewart Milne Timber Pemely Payne Simon Horn

    Changing the Shift of Balance - Literally

    Summer 2016 saw the launch of the latest innovation from Simpson Strong-Tie aimed squarely at providing enhanced racking resistance to timber structures: Steel Strong-Wall and Steel Strong-Portal. Easy to integrate with existing timber frame designs, each Steel Strong-Wall and Steel Strong-Portal system comes as a kit, complete with all of the required fixings and adhesives to connect them to the foundations and existing framework.…

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    • Ligh Gauge Steel

    Heavy Duty Savings for Light Gauge Steel

    Introducing the latest suite of connectors and fastenings for light gauge steel construction from Simpson Strong-Tie®. The UK's first complete range of structural solutions designed and tested specifically for steel frame construction. Every structural connector needed for the assembly of steel framing and fixing to concrete, as well as screws for fastening drywall and other sub structures to the steel framework, are right here.…

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    Best of Both Worlds

    Professional Builder Magazine’s Products Editor Roger Bisby reviewed the Quik Drive collated screw system in July/August’s Professional Builder Magazine, and discussed the versatility of the attachment and extension arm for multiple uses. "...turns a single feed screw gun into a collated driver, giving you the best of both worlds" Experienced builder, and consumer expert, Roger says “The Quik Drive attachment turns a single feed…

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    Racking Solutions Revisited

    Since the launch of Strong-Portal and Strong-Wall, more than 400 timber framed homes have benefitted from increased build flexibility in terms of wider openings (and more of them), yet with none of the issues surrounding racking resistance that goes with them. Easily integrated with the existing timber frame design. Secures directly to the foundation and adjacent timber frame panels. Easy to handle - no…

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    • deckmark plus

    Quik Drive First for DeckMark

    We are pleased to announce that our Quik Drive collated screw system has become the first ever tool to be awarded DeckMark® Plus accreditation from the Timber Decking and Cladding Association, joining its range of CE marked decking and cladding fixings. DeckMark® is a quality assurance and performance scheme run by the Timber Decking and Cladding Association, the recognised authority on all matters that…

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    • Bead and Mesh Brochure

    2016 Bead and Mesh Catalogue

    This summer we are releasing a new catalogue dedicated to our range of bead and mesh products for the professional plasterer. Covering a high quality range of galvanised, stainless steel and PVCu products, and fully tested CE marked items, the catalogue also features handy hints and tips for fixings and installation, for a smooth and professional finish whatever the environment. Sales Director Jon Head…

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    • Architectural Plans

    3D CAD Models Available

    Architects and building designers can now produce drawings even faster, with 2D and 3D CAD models of the SImpson Strong-Tie connector range now available to download. Formats include DWG, SAT and also XML. CAD product models can be accessed via the Drawings tab on product pages on this website.

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    • Nails and screws brochure

    Well Fixed for Fastenings

    This Spring we're releasing an all new ‘Nails and Screws’ brochure. Featuring a host of new products, the Nails and Screws edition consists of four sections: structural screws, corrosion resistant fastenings, Quik Drive collated screw systems and fastenings for use with construction connectors. As the range has been fully tested and CE marked, the brochure also includes mechanical properties as well as loading and…

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    Structural Screws without Equal

    Available in lengths up to 400mm, the ETA approved structural screw range includes washer head and countersunk options suitable for all manner of timber construction technologies including: Timber Frame Cross Laminated Timber Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) Glulam They are also an excellent method for joining I-joists or trusses to act as a single member - and all without the need to pre-drill the timber.…

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    • CPD Motif

    CPD Rolls out to Ireland

    Celebrating 60 years in the design and manufacture of innovative connector solutions for the construction industry, the UK’s leading manufacturer, Simpson Strong-Tie is taking its CPD accredited seminars to new heights across the UK and Ireland in 2016, as it's now registered with 'Engineers Ireland'. The culmination of decades of product development and shaped by feedback received by our technical support team from builders…

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    • Simpson Strong-Tie Post Base Range

    Post Base Range Expansion

    With the launch the nw PPRC, the SimpsonStrong-Tie line up of postbases is now the widest in the UK. It includes: ABW A light duty post base with a 25m standoff. The ABW allows adustment of the post after fitting. CPT The CPT neat 'fin' design which is completely concealed within the post, making it the perfect choice where a discrete connection is needed.…

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    DIY UK

    Simpson Strong-Tie is now turning it's expertise to the DIY audience, with the DIY Utility Kit. With almost 60 years experience in structural connectors, Simpson Strong-Tie now has a product range for the DIY audience - the DIY Utility Kit. Featuring a set of 8 specially designed connectors which bring three sections of timber together to form a perfect corner, there's no need for…

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    Online Connector Selector

    The Simpson Strong-Tie European Connector Selector is a program that rapidly selects all the connector options for your particular application in whichever country of Europe you are operating. It also includes a wide range of fasteners that are suitable for use in structural connections. Main Features and Benefits: Solutions for a wide range of connectors including key structural products such as Joist and Roof…

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