Aptly named Kro-Clip due to the crocodile jaw like design, it is able to grip securely onto a tile and keep it in place. Once the clip is attached to the tile, a nail is positioned in the battens or rafters for the wire to wrap around.
This unique design makes it an incredibly secure mechanical fixing mechanism that will work with most tiles and slates on the market including Plain tiles and DuoPlain.
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Redland has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century and when the new Standard Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling BS 5534 came about, it brought with it the demand for manufacturers to offer a much more comprehensive range of components to make the transition to mechanical fixings as seamless as possible. Redland’s already extensive range of components has been developed in response to the growing needs of roofing contractors
A new faster, safer, stronger and lighter metal tile solution from BMI
Drawing on its extensive experience in lightweight metal tiles,BMI – is setting new standards with the introduction of AeroDek. A roofing solution built for the future, AeroDek is faster, safer, stronger and lighter than traditional roof coverings; while replicating the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile guaranteed to last for 40 years.
Band of Builders and BMI team up for community project
When building charity Band of Builders learnt of the challenges faced by plasterer Iain Dodd’s family, it was eager to do what it could to help. Band of Builders – “run by tradespeople, for tradespeople” – aims to help members of the construction industry community when times get tough: and tough describes the Dodd’s family situation.
Ford motors on
Nine months after winning the BMI Apprentice of the Year for pitched roofing, Roofing Today caught up with Matt Ford on a roof in Hertfordshire to chat about the competition, what he’s doing now and where he sees himself in the future.