Concrete Fasteners Incorporated CONFAST Drop-In Anchors in Concrete Anchoring

This drop-in anchor is ideal for use in solid concrete, such as inserting threaded rod to suspend electrical cable trays, HVAC ductwork and fire sprinkler pipe and heads to solid concrete. This drop-in anchor is ideal for use in solid concrete, such as inserting threaded rod to suspend electrical cable trays, HVAC ductwork and fire sprinkler pipe and heads to solid concrete. They can be used in applications that require a flush mounted anchor, or when a bolt needs to be inserted and removed.  It is essential to use the drop-in anchor only in solid concrete and never in brick or block, and to verify that the environment will be indoors and dry. The setting tool must be purchased separately; one set tool for each diameter. ForConstructionPros.com delivers business-building content in print, online, via email and social media. Stay up to date by subscribing, or manage your subscription here. Put powerful ForConstructionPros.com content to work for you.Subscribe Today! Ultrasonic Equipment Manufacturers, Ultrasonic Food Cutting, Plastic Welding – Kehai,https://www.kehaisonic.com/

How to check your rig while the mast is down over winter

Regular maintenance and inspection of the standing rigging is essential on any yacht. Mike Pickles, foreman at Harbour Marine Services, Southwold, highlights where to look for those hidden dangers and shows how to check your rig while the mast is down over winter When boats are out for the winter and have been chocked and winterised, it’s the ideal time to thoroughly check – and if necessary upgrade – the standing rigging. Around half of our customers also have their rig unstepped for winter, with the wooden masts hung up in one of our sheds and the alloy ones either on an outside rack or used as a ridge on the boat which can then be covered. When the gales start blowing in quick succession it’s always a worry looking at a 12m yacht standing 3m high with a big 13m wind catcher stuck on top. The boats tend to rattle in the cradle during a blow and the cradle props need almost daily adjustment when the weather gets particularly grotty. Couple that to hull designs that really weren’t designed to sit on dry land, then given half a chance these designs would love to wriggle free and nosedive into the dirt. The actual process of unstepping a rig is quite easy and using our crane three...