2. August 2016

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ANSI vs. ICC-ES, what’s the difference?

About ANSI:
ANSI is an acronym for American National Standards Institute.
ANSI is a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization system. ANSI is […]

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9. May 2016

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Seismic Bracing Installation Instructions

Required tools and fasteners: ODM, ODM375, ODM916, TE-12, Torque Wrench, 3/8” Wedge Anchor, HOCL-45 Angle Clip, ceiling wire.

Step 1. Drill a 3/8” hole into the concrete ceiling using an ODM (Overhead Drill Machine) fitted with an ODM375 3/8”x 3.325” HALT bit.

Step 2. Remove the ODM375 HALT bit and insert an ODM916 SDS Plus 9/16 ” […]

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12. August 2015

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The PurlinMaster

Inspiration for this tool came from watching a friend pre-wrap thousands of wires onto purlin clips, day after day in his shop. I thought to myself, there has got to be a faster and easier way to attach ceiling wire onto joists without the hassle of having to pre-wrap the wire.
Our solution is the PurlinMaster, […]

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21. January 2015

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Is there an extension pole available for Ramset’s D-45 and D-60?

Doc’s LS-6-3660 style extension pole was designed for use with both Hilti’s DX 36 and Ramset’s D-60.
The D-45 is essentially the same tool as the D-60, only with a shorter pin capacity.

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14. March 2013

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Overhead Drilling in to Concrete

Drilling overhead into concrete can be grueling and exhausting work. It’s not surprising that several companies have come up with special machines and devices to keep the operator on the ground and to make this arduous job a little easier. One of the least expensive and most innovative of these tools is the Overhead Drill […]

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