Unicrimp, part of the Scolmore Group of companies, has added masonry screws to its growing range of fixings. They will form part of Unicrimp’s Q-Fire range of fire-rated products which also includes metal fire safe cable clips.
These self tapping screws measure 4.8mm x 40mm and they are manufactured from C-1022 which is a low carbon steel, with e a Blue Ruspert coating. Designed for concrete, brick and block, they are ideal for fixing fire collars and fire rated cable clips, to help meet the 18th Edition requirements BS7671 section 521.10.202.
The use of metal fixings can help prevent some of the increased risks associated with the breakout of a fire, for example preventing the premature collapse of wiring. With the Unicrimp range of fire-rated masonry screws and cable clips, Construction Site Managers, Electricians and Electrical Contractors can all be assured that the products they are specifying and installing are compliant with the latest 18th Edition wiring regulations.