EJOT

EJOT to introduce ‘super self-tapper’ for heavy-duty applications

  • 28 May 2020

EJOT will be adding a new bi-metallic self-tapping fastener to its range, which will provide a genuinely unique site solution for heavy-duty load applications, when fastening into higher yield-strength steels.

The global manufacturer has enjoyed huge successes and is seen by many as the market-leader, where welded bi-metallic drill-point technology adds a seriously strong cutting edge to its self-drilling products.

Now, the Group’s product development team has utilised this expertise to create the EJOT® JZ5-8.0 self-tapping range.

The new product is manufactured from high grade 304 stainless steel but unlike other self-tapping fasteners, the JZ5 has ‘lead-tapping threads’ that are made from case hardened carbon steel.

EJOT

This unique integration allows the JZ5-8.0 to significantly outperform standard self-tapping solutions by providing a far greater shear and tensile performance strength.

Tagged by the EJOT UK sales team as the ‘Super Self-Tapper’, the new fastener has returned shear strengths of over 15kN – and tensile strengths of more than 26kN –  in tests conducted at the EJOT Applitec laboratory at UK’s manufacturing centre in Yorkshire.

Test data shows an increase of between 130% and 200% against a variety of equivalent industry-standard solutions. 

EJOT

EJOT will be supplying the JZ5-8.0 fastener to the UK market in lengths of 60, 80 and 100mm with the option to include a 16mm or 22mm stainless steel washer – opening up wide-ranging application potential.

Obvious solutions include rainscreen and façade installation where securing exceptional façade loading to helping hand brackets is critical.

Similarly where composite decks are required to transfer high loading to steel substructures, the new fastener will present a fast, reliable and cost-effective option.

EJOT’s national team of Sales Engineers will provide more information and technical support. Specifiers interested in obtaining more information should contact the company’s Customer Service team on 01977 687040 or email [email protected]

EJOT UK
Hurricane Close
Sherburn Enterprise Park
Sherburn-in-Elmet
Leeds
LS25 6PB
UK

Visit EJOT UK website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Hambleside Danelaw – Management of Moisture in Buildings

The new document, BS 5250:2021 recognised buildings are under increasing strain from moisture for two main reasons. These are climate change and the desire for energy conservation; Hambleside Danelaw explains more…

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Damp & Waterproofing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

Contour

Contour: Radiators For Mental Health Settings - Six Design Features To Consider

There are three main factors to consider when selecting radiators for mental health settings, all focused on the safety of service users and staff, as Contour explain…

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors, Plumbing, Site Preparation

GGF

GGF ready for this year's virtual Members' Day

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is looking forward to Members’ Day 2021. This virtual event for GGF Members will consist of nine webinar presentations and panel discussions, plus two open forums.

Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, Recruitment, Seminars, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Windows

Freefoam

Berkshire installer transforms homes with Freefoam

Freefoam Building Products recently visited and filmed Freefoam Registered Installer Glen Young in Reading, Berkshire. This was to see how he regularly transforms homes using Freefoam PVC products.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Cladding, Facades, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Video of the Week, Walls