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21 May 2019 Anchoring the underground mining industry with fischer fixings
When a mining client had a requirement for a special type of anchor for an underground application, it turned to leading supplier Upat, which subsequently customised a fischer EXA Express Anchor. It is now not only...
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16 April 2019 fischer launches its most versatile frame-fixing solution to date
A long expansion element with up to three anchorage depths means that the SXRL range is the most versatile frame-fixing solution to date available from fischer, distributed locally by Upat.
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19 March 2019 fischer plugs the gaps in safety for DIYers, tradesmen
The fischer DuoPower nylon expansion fixing plug for fixing cupboards, handrails, and shelving to walls and other surfaces allows DIYers to carry out their work safely and efficiently. “Used correctly, your work...
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22 February 2019 fischer FireStop Foam Barrier System is ideal for pipes and cabling
Fire installation specialists now have access to a single easy-to-use product in the form of the fischer FireStop Foam Barrier System, available from leading distributor Upat.
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28 January 2019 Upat Open Day showcases complete solutions from its leading brands
Complete solutions for general industry, construction, mining and DIY applications are available from leading Southern African supplier Upat. Customers were given a foretaste of the latest innovations anticipated to...
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24 January 2019 Lightweight, flexible fischer FLS channel system takes the load off
Engineers responsible for mechanical engineering or ‘wet’ services, from suspending cable trays to HVAC, plumbing, and sprinkler-system piping, now have a lightweight, flexible solution available to them in the form...
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10 December 2018 fischer SaMontec from Upat revolutionises architecture and construction
If you remember the ease with which fischertechnik sets made you an instant engineer, you’ll understand the innovation behind the fischer SaMontec installation grid – and how it continues to revolutionise...
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13 November 2018 Advanced fischer ACT System from Upat is ideal for complex façades
The fischer ACT (Advanced Curtain Wall Technique) System, distributed locally by Upat, allows for the effortless and cost-effective design and installation of attractive, complex façades, which are increasingly a...
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15 October 2018 Nylon anchors from fischer are a strong, safe alternative to plastic plugs
German-engineered fischer nylon anchoring systems provide a stronger, longer-lasting alternative to standard plastic systems in both industrial and DIY applications.
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4 September 2018 Anchoring the South African construction industry with fischer
From new developments such as the iconic 67 000 m2 Sasol Place headquarters in Sandton, to a slew of infrastructure projects such as wastewater treatment plants and bridges, fischer anchoring systems have played a...
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