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Fixing (or toggles) are used to secure objects together or to attach them to exteriors such as walls, floors or roofs. They are a kind of connector and play an essential role in construction.

Laker Builders Merchant have high quality tools which are not only safer to use, but most utensils can be used for long time. You can typically classify high quality tools by machining: metal parts are flat and gleaming, and the tools are well-adjusted and contented to hold. On the other hand, inferior tools have broken or rough metals (usually masked by color) and are roughly processed. It is important to choose the right power tools and fixing for a particular job. The most common types of fixing are as follows:


Nails are an old way of packing two items together. Though jagged, they're moderately cheap and easy to use. They are mainly used in wood applications, e.g. or gluing together adhesive connections, for fastening plasterboard to walls and ceilings and for nailing floor and roof battens.


Unlike hammered nails, screws need to be fixed with a screwdriver. For this purpose they have different head shapes - slotted, cross-shaped or other shapes - and a variety of materials in London power tools and fixings to choose from. When attaching materials or assigning objects to a wall, screws may be better to nails since they typically offer better fastening force. They can also be removed and restored to their original condition by reverse mounting.

When used in brickwork walls, though, rough plugs are compulsory in directive to better hold the material fixed in stonework or tangible. In these applications, the screws are not screwed directly into the wall, but into the coarse nails (usually plastic) that are inserted into the borehole. Extension sleeves can also be used with masonry nails and used to secure wall cladding and baseboards.

When screws with an adhesive are used in wood products, the two parts usually do not need to be temporarily clamped together, as is the case with adhesive only. The screws are generally made of mild steel, but can also be made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel and brass. Some can also be galvanized, chrome-plated.

Typical elements of screws are:

The head determines which screwdriver can be used (e.g. a cross head or a flat-blade screwdriver) and enables the screw to be driven. The screw head itself can take different forms depending on the order. These include countersunk drills, round heads (or hemispherical), raised heads, mirror screws or swivel heads (self-tapping)

The shaft contains a threaded portion of the shaft (and serves as a pin) under the head of the shaft. The threaded section is usually about two thirds the length of the shaft and ends at one point to make it easier to start.

Bolts and nuts

A bolt is a fastener that is typically made of metal and typically includes a head at one end, a chamfer at the other end, and a shaft (referred to as a "thread") with an outer spiral comb. Screws are often used to hold materials or objects together or to locate objects.

The chamfer at the other end of the head provides a slightly beveled edge that allows the bolt to be inserted into the hole and the nut. Screws usually (but not always) require a nut, which is applied by torque when tightening the screw (and vice versa). Vibrations or dynamic loads can loosen the nut. Therefore a lock nut, lock washer or thread lock must be used to prevent loosening.

Special connector (anchor)

A number of special wall fastenings are provided with which fastenings can be provided in hollow walls. When the screw becomes an anchor / fixture, the gripper expands to exert a force on the other side of the material (plasterboard or laminate, etc.), ensuring a good grip and fixation.


A rivet is a mechanical fastener that creates a permanent connection between two or more sheets. Riveting is the attachment or attachment of two panels with one or more rivets. The rivet contains a calf with a flat head (or tail) and a small head at the other end. Facts have shown that rivets are one of the most reliable and secure fastening methods that can create a permanently strong connection.


Welding is a technology that can connect metal parts by heating. By combining two metals into one metal instead of other processes such as copper plate and metal (such as brazing and brazing), a strong and strong connection can be made.

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