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Project1_Layout 1 07/05/FLAT ROOFING & WATERPROOFING SYSTEMS Continued from page 66 New materials were fi xed over old the risks of contamination that this involves), or consolidate it. For the time being it is covered – the permanent repair will be done in the 2018-2019 season – and IKO experts are working on identifying the closest and most effi cient modern product to complete the project. Once the huts are restored, they are open to visitors, who can call in as part of a cruise package. Access is strictly limited to day trips only, as in the past, some people who were given permission to camp overnight were using wood from the huts to make fi res, and even opening the provisions left in the hut in the 1950s! The survival of IKO’s Ruberoid material in the harshest environment on the planet for over a century, underlines the durability of bitumen membranes. Following the successful completion of the Scott’s Hut project, IKO is delighted to be helping with this important preservation project on Horseshoe Island. Martin Fisher is a fellow of the Institute of Roofi ng, a member of the National Federation of Roofi ng Contractors’ technical committee, and has served on numerous British standard and industry-related technical committees. You can follow the story of the Antarctic restoration at www.ukaht.org. www.ikogroup.co.uk 068 FEBRUARY 2018 RCIMAG.COM ones for a temporary repair The building is secure until a permanent repair is carried out TIL-R has announced the latest addition to its fi xings range, TIL-R Nail Fuel Packs. Time is money to your customers, and with the introduction of the new nail fuel packs, TIL-R says it can help roofi ng contractors get the job done faster and more effi ciently. Nail Fuel Packs are with the majority of gas not compatible with Paslode IM360i), and contain 34°clipped head strip nails in a variety of diameters fuel cells. Available in ring, screw or smooth fi nishes, the nails are said to be protected from corrosion by either electro galvanised or hot dipped galvanised zinc coatings. This makes them suitable for fi xing together wood-based structural members exposed to Service Class 2 and Service Class 3 design • Decking • Fencing. TIL-R Nail Fuel Packs are said to offer the ideal solution for fast and reliable fi xing, saving mm². For added peace of mind, the nails in 15-year warranty. They are included in SIG Roofi ng’s ONE Warranty, which covers your pitched roof product performance for 15 years, with a single warranty; providing the property owner with confi dence that their www.til-r.co.uk TIL-R Fuels its fi xings range reportedly designed to work tools (NB: fuel cells are and lengths, with two or three gas environments, such as: • Timber framing • Sub fl ooring • Roofi ng • Sheathing you time, and helping you to comply with BS EN 14592:2008 + A1:2012. TIL-R nails are CE-marked, providing assurance that they are manufactured to an industry agreed standard. The circular ring shank D-head nails are made from non-alloy wire rods in accordance with EN 10016-1 to 4, and have a tensile strength in accordance with EN 10218 to a minimum of 700N / the Nail Fuel Packs come with a investment is well protected and giving the roofi ng contractor a competitive edge. For more information visit:


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