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

Contractors: John Sisk & Sons, Norris Borthers

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

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

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

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

Project Solution: SFS's SDC5 Fasteners, SL2-T stitchers, SD2-S-S10-T20 6.0 x 45

DWTE - Covanta, Dublin

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

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: 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.

Solution: 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 spikes, SX14/12 S16 5.5 x 40, SX3/9 S16 6.0 x 29.

Grifols - Grange Castle Business Park

Location: Dublin

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

Project: Construction of global operations centre for Grifols, covering 22,800 sqm. Winner of the 2016 Irish Building and Design Awards – Manufacturing Project of the year.

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

Solution: SD3-D10-T19/C9 5.5x30, IF2 5.5, SXC5, SXC14, SL2-S-L12

Benefits: The self coring fastener for or fixing Kingspan Topdeck Panel to light steel eliminates the need to core out and backfill the insulation thus significantly speeding up the installation time.

Kerry Foods

Location: Naas, Ireland

Contractor: Crown Roofing, County Wicklow

Products Supplied: isoweld system, sleeve application. FI-P-16,0-PVC plates, SBT-20 Sleeves Steel deck: SBF-T25-6,0 Concrete deck: TI-T25-6,3

Project: New build project with 11,000m2 roof area with concrete and steel decks. Vapour control layer, foil faced PIR insulation, 100 & 110mm Sika Sarnafil S327, 1.8mm. SFS supported contractors with training, wind load calculations, fastener positioning, regular site presence, QA testing of samples, hire of isoweld 3000 machines, tooling, power regulators and cables.


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