1. Visiting from the US? Why not try DIYnot.US instead? Click here to continue to DIYnot.US.
    Dismiss Notice

Stud partition wall: fixing head plate to RSJ

Discussion in 'Building' started by keep_it_simple, 8 Sep 2006.

  1. keep_it_simple

    keep_it_simple

    Joined:
    30 Aug 2006
    Messages:
    38
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Location:
    London
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    If a stud wall runs parallel to an RSJ what is the usual method of fixing the head plate? Is there some sort of tie or other fixing available or do you screw into the RSJ?
     
  2. Sponsored Links
  3. noseall

    noseall

    Joined:
    2 Feb 2006
    Messages:
    35,381
    Thanks Received:
    2,230
    Location:
    Staffordshire
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    if i know i'm going to fix something to an r.s.j. i get my steel suppliers to pre- drill the flange at pre-set increments and pre determined hole sizes.

    drilling up hill is no fun.

    you could hire a "hilti" nail gun or a magnetic drill to achieve a fixing solution, just be patient when using these tools.
     
  4. Hitachimad

    Hitachimad

    Joined:
    6 May 2005
    Messages:
    611
    Thanks Received:
    11
    Location:
    Somerset
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    We usualy drill a 12mm hole at 600mm centres, offset on opposite flanges, to suit m10 coachbolts. Done with a mag drill in workshop.

    If its alraedy in place, It shouldnt be to difficult to drill an 11mm with a decent hand drill and sharp drill bit. Drill out to 5mm then open out to 11mm.
     
  5. DIYnot Local

    DIYnot Local

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2019
    Country:
    United Kingdom

    If you need to find a tradesperson to get your job done, please try our local search below, or if you are doing it yourself you can find suppliers local to you.

    Select the supplier or trade you require, enter your location to begin your search.


    Are you a trade or supplier? You can create your listing free at DIYnot Local

     
Sponsored Links
Loading...

Share This Page