Generally, galvanic action occurs where different levels of corrosions protection are in contact and the hierarchy of corrosion protection will influence the overall performance.
Metal connectors, fasteners and anchors can corrode when installed in corrosive environments or when installed in contact with corrosive materials, and potentially lose load carrying capacity.
Over the past few years, Simpson Strong-Tie has led the introduction of specific heavier duty connectors and ATS components required for timber mid-rise and MDH developments to the NZ market.
As a builder when you take on a project with lots of customized features, we all find that it is always very exciting and extremely challenging to find the most efficient installation methods while creating a strong structure.
Our innovation in deck design and construction methodology has not only driven us to release world class products that help the builder create safer and stronger deck structures, but it has also lead us to develop a market leading decking screw range.
Part of the New Zealand culture is to have friends and family around for a BBQ and to enjoy the warmer summer nights outside.
Simpson Strong-Tie New Zealand is excited to announce the release of their next generation of masonry anchor screws – the Titen Turbo.
Suppliers of Fasteners (screws) and Connectors (brackets and similar) provide load capacities for designers to select appropriate products to suit a given application.
The Quik Drive® collated fastening system is finally going cordless as Simpson Strong-Tie New Zealand announces the release of their DeWalt powered kits.
New Zealand is seeing an ever increasing offering in timber fasteners and connectors, and careful consideration must be given to performance depending on whether these continue to be intended simply for NZS 3604 structures.
At Simpson we would never rest on our laurels. Despite having the best subfloor screw system in the market our engineers and designers have been working on the next generation and how we can make it even better.
Ever since Simpson Strong-Tie began as pioneers in the world of timber connectors for construction, they have been driven by the mission to help people design and build safer, stronger structures.
Globally the construction industry is looking hard at where new fastener technology can replace traditional connectors to make the structures they are used in safer and stronger, and increase the productivity of the builder.
With nearly 60 years of field and R&D experience, Simpson Strong-Tie® timber connectors are manufactured to the industry's highest standards. From framing angles to straps to heavy-duty joist hangers, we offer the most diverse product line so that you have the right product for the job.
Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors offer unmatched quality with laboratory and field testing, and are backed by our uncompromising commitment to customer service. As the company that built the connector industry, you can count on Simpson Strong-Tie® to work closely with builders, engineers and building officials to deliver innovative, building code-compliant solutions to help build safer, stronger structures economically. Download the Timber Connectors NZS 3604 Catalogue.
From testing to service to availability, everything we do is engineered to ensure your project's success. With every product, you know you are getting the quality, value, service and on-time delivery that we have built our reputation on for the past 60 years.
From straps and ties to joist hangers and much more, Simpson Strong-Tie® structural connectors increase the strength and safety of timber-frame structures. Each connector is unique to Simpson Strong-Tie and is designed for specific applications without the need to adapt metal plating to suit a connection. Download the Timber Construction Connectors Catalogue (2016-2018).
Steel Frame Connectors
From fully tested and engineered connectors and clips Simpson Strong-Tie® provides comprehensive structural solutions for cold-formed steel construction. From steel-to-steel connections to full-scale lateral solutions and curtain wall connectors, we remain committed to developing new technology that helps to advance the cold-formed steel industry.
Find out how Simpson Strong-Tie timber connectors can help you build the right way every day. Download the Cold-Fromed Steel Construction Connectors Catalogue.