Timber Connectors: What They Are and Why GFC Fasteners Is the Place to Get Them

If you’re looking for a high-quality fastener to use in your industrial or construction project, you need to check out GFC Fasteners. We carry Tylok plates, some of the best fasteners on the market.

Here’s what you need to know about Tylok plates and why GFC is the best place to get them.

Tylok Plates

Tylok plate is designed for onsite use and can be readily applied by a hammer as well as hydraulic press. Tylok plates are suitable for a wide range of applications such as trusses, formwork, site splicing etc.

A tylok plates are manufactured from galvanised steel and come in a range of sizes designed for on-site or prefabrication methods.

Tylok plate is also available in coil form in all four widths as a convenient method for various applications by the builder on site.

Tylok plate coils

As required, any length plate can be cut from the 15-metre coils using metal cutters.

Angle brace

Angle brace may be used as either compression or tension brace. Nail holes are fully punched for ease of nailing.

When used as a diagonal wall brace, it should be secured at each end with three nails and two nails at each stud crossing.

Strip brace

Strip brace is supplied in 10 metres, 15, and 30-metre coils for use as bracing or in short lengths as a jointing material.

Strip price provides an ideal bracing system for walls or roof planes. One crossed pair of strips may be used where a diagonal brace is required in each location. New heading multi brace

It has been developed for commercial building situations as an alternative to steel rods or timber as a bracing element. Coils are available in lengths of 10 metres, 15 metres and 30 metres and punched to allow easy fixing.

Sheet brace strips

Punched strap available in lengths of 200MM-300MM-400MM and 600 millimetres to provide a hold down for use with sheet bracing.

Sheet brace strips are a versatile and handy tool that can be used in a wide range of applications. 

Joist hangers

Joist hangers are designed for use where a strong, rigid joint is required between members meeting at 90 degrees, for example, trusts slash joist to beam or rafter to bear a connection.

Why source your tylok plate and other timber connections from GFC Fasteners?

GFC Fasteners is the best place to get a Tylok plate and other timber connectors because we carry high-quality products at competitive prices. We also have a wide selection of products, so you’re sure to find the perfect connector for your project.

We also have a team of experts who can help you choose the correct connector for your needs and provide installation advice. Plus, we offer fast shipping so you can get your products quickly.

GFC Fasteners is the place to go if you’re looking for a reliable supplier of Tylok plates and other timber connectors. Contact us today to learn more!

For further technical information, see the Lumberlok Technical Datasheet


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