Case Studies in Eire

Toolfast, our distributor in Eire, has supported some great projects with SFS intec fasteners in Ireland. Find out about a few of their best case studies below.

Pairc Ui Chaoimh - Cork

Project Name: Pairc Ui Chaoimh Location: Cork, Eire

Contractors: John Sisk & Sons, Norris Borthers

Products Supplied: SX14-S19-5.5 fastners in Grade A2 stainless steel

Project Approach: Redevelopment of North & South Stand. Single skin sheeting to purlins to attach the roof.

Kildare Village

Project Name: Kildare Village Location: Co Kildare, Ireland

Architect/Designer: Lyons Sleeman & Hoare, Main contractor: Collen Construction Ltd, Sub contractor: Grange Construction & Roofing, Edwards Brothers

Distributor: Toolfast Ltd

Project background: New phase of aretail outlet covering 5500 sqm. Awarded 'Retail Project of the Year' at the Irish Building & Design Awards 2016.

Application Type: Fixing Kingspan Insulated panel to light steel purlins. Fixing 25mm timber batten to Kingspan Insulated panel to hold Bangor Slate roof tiles

Project Solution (products used): SDC5 Fasteners, SL2-T stitchers, SD2-S-S10-T20 6.0 x 45

DWTE - Covanta, Dublin

Project Name: DWTE - Covanta Location: Poolbeg, Dublin

End client: Covanta, Architect/Designer: Friis & Moltke Linkki & PM Group Dublin, Main contractor: PM Group, Sub contractor: Siac Roofing & Cladding

Distributor: Toolfast Ltd

Project background: Construction of waste to energy facility for Dublin & surrounding areas.

Project approach: Mock-up sample presented to client for approval, ongoing site support with pull out tests & review of project details to continuously monitor and recommend fastener solutions

Application Type: FM compliant fixing of Paroc 175mm to both light steel and hot rolled steel. Also fixing Paroc 150mm to hot rolled & light steel. In some areas the steel was 30mm thick.

Project Solution (products used): SXC14 S16 5.5 x L, SXC5 S16 5.5 x L, TDB-S-S16 6.3x178, SL2-S-L12 6.3x28 col, SL2-S-S10-D9 4.8x22, SX5/55 S16 5.5x78 col, DT-4.8 SPIKE®s, SX14/12 S16 5.5 x 40, SX3/9 S16 6.0 x 29.

Grifols - Grange Castle Business Park, Dublin 22

Project Name: Grifols - Grange Castle Business Park, Dublin 22

End client: Grifols Worldwide Operation Ltd, Architect/Designer: PM Group Dublin, Main contractor: Stewarts, Sub contractor: Deane Roofing & Cladding, Distributor:Tech Fasteners Ltd

Project background: Construction of global operations centre for Grifols, covering 22,800 sqm.

Application Type: Fix Kingspan Topdeck panel to purlin, Fix various Kingspan Wall Panels to purlin & hot rolled steel

Project Solution (products used): SD3-D10-T19/C9 5.5x30, IF2 5.5, SXC5, SXC14, SL2-S-L12

Benefits: Self coring fastener for fixing Kingspan Topdeck Panel to light steel. The self coring fastener eliminates the need to core out the panel, install the fixing and backfill the insulation thus speeding up the installation time greatly. This project won at the 2016 Irish Building and Design Awards – Manufacturing Project of the year.


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