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Above-rafter insulation – determining the right screw

Fastening advices

What should be considered about above-rafter insulation with regard to screw selection and what errors can be effectively avoided here?


Embedment mechanisms at a glance – Rear-Ventilated Facades Guidebook Part 2

Rear-ventilated facades Guidebook

In the second part of the Guidebook, we take a closer look at the different embedment mechanism of rear-ventilated facades.


Plaster connections to windows – ETICS Expert tips Part 2

ETICS Expert tips

In the second part of the ETICS Expert tips you will learn what the new requirements are for plaster connections to windows.


Design and advantages – Rear-Ventilated Facades Guidebook Part 1

Rear-ventilated facades Guidebook

The first part of our new guidebook on the subject of "Rear-Ventilated Facades" describes the design and advantages of this special type of facade.


How to prevent anchor marks – ETICS Expert tips Part 1

ETICS Expert tips

In the first part of ETICS expert tips, you will learn what anchor marks are and how you prevent on the facade.

Technical rules for flat roofs – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 6

Flat Roof Guidebook

This sixth and final part of our flat roof guidebook discusses the technical rules for flat roofs, choosing right type and number of fasteners as well as the issue of corrosion.


Calculation of wind load – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 5

Flat Roof Guidebook

The current edition of our guide will deal with the wind load performance in detail and show which information is absolutely necessary for performance.


The wind uplift test – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 4

Flat Roof Guidebook

In part four, you will learn that the results of a wind uplift test can be valuable information for the creation of an initial sizing. But what does it mean and what information can it provide?


Basic concepts of initial sizing – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 3

Flat Roof Guidebook

In the third part we deal with the topic of initial sizing. Which influencing factors play a role in the quantitative analysis, and which parameters are required to create the initial sizing?


Types of anchoring with roofing membranes – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 2

Flat Roof Guidebook

This second part will address the different types of anchoring with roofing membranes.


Planning basics – Flat Roof Guidebook Part 1

Flat Roof Guidebook

In the first part of our new guide, learn everything about the basics of planning a flat roof. What is the difference between a flat roof and a pitched roof?


Avoid assembly errors with self-drilling screws – Self-drilling screws Guidebook Part 5

Self-drilling screws Guidebook

The fifth part of the self-drilling screws guide is now devoted to avoiding damages that can occur due to improper assembly.


Edge distances of self-drilling screws and self-tapping screws – Self-drilling screws Guidebook Part 4

Self-drilling screws Guidebook

The fourth part now deals with the edge distances to be observed when using self-drilling screws and thread-forming screws in timber, steel and aluminum parts.


Production of self-drilling screws – Self-drilling screws Guidebook Part 3

Self-drilling screws Guidebook

In this part we would like to show you the basic procedures for screw manufacturing, take you on a journey into the production of EJOT and introduce you to the individual production phases.


Head styles and types of drives – Self-drilling screws Guidebook Part 2

Self-drilling screws Guidebook

In addition to functionality, optics also play a role for the screw heads. In the following, we will therefore take a closer look at the most common head styles and drives for self-drilling screws.


Types of screws – Self-drilling screws Guidebook Part 1

Self-drilling screws Guidebook

In the first part of our guide to self-drilling screws we will give you a general overview of the different screw types and you will learn more about the respective special features.


Assessment of the corrosion environment – Corrosion Guidebook Part 3

Corrosion Guidebook

In this part we will look at the assessment of the corrosion environment and explain the corrosivity categories and corrosion resistance classes.


Corrosion protection – Corrosion Guidebook Part 2

Corrosion Guidebook

The second article will talk about the possibilities of preventing corrosion damage. Corrosion protection includes all measures that help to avoid corrosion damage to metallic components.


Types of corrosion – Corrosion Guidebook Part 1

Corrosion Guidebook

The first part of the corrosion guide gives you a general overview of corrosion and the most common types of corrosion on screw connections in the construction sector.


Avoid assembly errors – Heavy-duty anchor Guidebook Part 7

Heavy-duty anchor Guidebook

As an amendment to the list of the different types of assembly, the focus here is on processing faults and we will talk in particular on avoiding these processing faults during assembly.