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Hunter XCI Wall Solution
If you plan to use XCI Exterior insulation from Hunter Panels to create a layer of continuous insulation you need to consider your options for permanent and energy efficient attachment… TRUFAST® WALLS is here to support you!
MASONRY, BRICK OR BLOCK SUBSTRATES: Plasti-Grip® PMF Anchor
WOOD OR STEEL STUDS: Thermal-Grip® ci Prong Washer, Thermal-Grip® Brick Tie, Grip-Deck® Ceramic Coated Screws
THERMAL-GRIP® ci PRONG WASHER
The contractors on this job site are using Thermal-Grip® ci Prong Washers with Grip-Deck® Screws from TRUFAST® WALLS to attach Hunter XCI insulation directly to steel studs.
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Hunter XCI Videos
Fasteners to attach Hunter XCI Panels from Rodenhouse Fastening Systems
If you plan to use Xci polysio insulation from Hunter Panels to create a layer of continuous insulation you need to consider your options for permanent and energy efficient attachment… Rodenhouse Fastening Systems is here to support you! To attach rigid Insulation to steel studs we have various fastening options to consider. Our 2 inch diameter Thermal-Grip® ci prong washer can be used with Grip-Deck® ceramic coated self-drilling screws to easily attach into all gauges of steel. The dual prong feature on the bottom of the washer enables pre-spotting on the surface of the insulation for easy "on-the-wall" screw assembly. To attach rigid Insulation over an air barrier or into wood studs use our 1 ¾ inch diameter Plasti-Grip® ci prong washer with Grip-Deck® ceramic coated HiLo thread screws or nails to easily attach into wood. The dual prong feature on the bottom of the washer enables pre-spotting of the washer on the surface of the insulation for easy "on-the-wall" screw or nail assembly. For attaching rigid Insulation to a concrete block or masonry substrate, utilize our Plasti-Grip® PMF Anchor. PMF stands for Plastic Masonry Fastener. These are easy to use by pre-drilling through the insulation and into the block or concrete substrate, placing the concrete anchor into the hole, and tapping it flush with a hammer. No adhesives, pins, or screws required. Rodenhouse Fastening Systems. Global Strength. Personal Service. Rodenhouse Website: http://rodenhouse-inc.com/ Hunter XCI Panels: https://www.hunterpanels.com/product-over/wall-products-overview Thermal-Grip® ci Prong Washer: http://rodenhouse-inc.com/products/thermal-grip-prong-washer/ Plasti-Grip® ci Prong Washer: http://rodenhouse-inc.com/products/plasti-grip-ci-prong-washer/ Plasti-Grip® PMF anchor: http://rodenhouse-inc.com/products/plasti-grip-pmf-plastic-masonry-fastener/
Rodenhouse fastening solutions for Hunter Xci continuous insulation
Rodenhouse Inc. provides fastening solutions to attach Hunter Xci continuous insulation to steel, wood, or masonry substrates. 2" dia. Thermal-Grip ci prong washers with Grip-Deck ci ceramic coated self-drilling screws are specified for air barrier rated wall assemblies. Grip-Plate Lath & Plaster washers for adhered masonry (stucco/stone veneer) as well as the Pos-I-Tie veneer anchoring system for masonry cavity wall projects are also available from Rodenhouse. For Hunter Xci Ply use SIPLD, SIPHD, or SIPTP screws for light duty steel, heavy duty steel, or wood studs (respectively). Contact Rodenhouse Inc. for more information at 616-454-3100 or www.rodenhouse-inc.com/HunterXci/
Fastening systems for Hunter Xci continuous insulation - From Rodenhouse Inc.
Continuous insulation or ci -- now a requirement for the majority of commercial construction across North America. The necessity to fasten and attach rigid insulation to commercial structures presents many challenges including air and moisture penetration, thermal efficiency, and of course material and labor cost outlays. Rodenhouse Inc. has worked diligently with the major insulation manufacturers to develop unique and efficient fastening solutions that address the new energy code requirements for ci. In this brief video we demonstrate our fastening systems using Hunter Xci continuous insulation from Hunter Panels. For more information on their great ci solutions including specific installation details check out their website at www.hunterxci.com . First, a quick overview of the fastening components required for manufacturer approved ci attachment. The 2" dia. Thermal-Grip ci prong washer has several unique features. It was developed specifically for ci attachment and is the industry leading tested, recommended, and approved fastener for every major brand of insulation. The unique solid cap design flattens on the surface of the ci when compressed and helps seal the screw penetration against air and moisture. The unique prongs enable pre-spotting of the washers on the surface of all types of rigid insulation including EPS, XPS, polyiso, and mineral wool. This prong feature saves you time and money with rapid onsite assembly using our Grip-Deck ci screws. These premium coated screws are available in multiple lengths for all ci thicknesses and various thread and drill tip styles for wood or steel studs. Grip-Deck ci ceramic coated screws are available in bulk in lengths up to 6" and can be easily drilled into heavy gauge steel using the EZ-Driver chuck adaptor. This simple device fits any standard drill gun and holds any length Grip-Deck ci screw firmly straight for easy drilling, even into heavy gauge steel studs as seen in this short demonstration. Here you see the weather resistive barrier applied over exterior gypsum sheathing and heavy gauge steel studs. Once the weather resistive barrier has been completed to the barrier manufacturers installation specifications you are ready to attach the Hunter Xci polyiso insulation. Pre-spot the Thermal-Grip ci prong washers on the ci surface, insert screw into the EZ-Driver, and drill effortlessly, even with a single hand. The depth control dial helps prevent over-drive of the Thermal-Grip ci washers. This clever device will save you time, money, and headaches with easy drilling of even the heaviest gauge steel studs. For rapid attachment of ci utilize our Grip-Lok auto-feed system with "Bullseye" adaptor. This attachment method is three times faster than traditional pre-assembled screws and washers and is available with collated Grip-Deck screws of up to 3" in length for wood or steel studs. Pre-spot the Thermal-Grip ci prong washers on the surface of the insulation. The "Bullseye" adaptor conforms to the unique contoured shape of the washer automatically centering the screw gun over the washer hole for rapid screw attachment. This patented system has a controllable depth gauge to prevent overdrive of the washers and ensures a flush surface for attachment of the exterior cladding. For Concrete or masonry substrates we have developed the Plasti-Grip PMF fastener. These are available in various lengths for insulation ½" -- 5" in thickness. The solid plastic design eliminates the thermal-bridging and corrosion often associated with steel screws or pins. Simply pre-drill a hole through the insulation and into the substrate with a 5/16" masonry bit, press the fastener into the hole, and tap flush with a hammer. The large head diameter secures the insulation and prevents wind blow-off. The Plasti-Grip PMF fastener will save you significant material and labor costs while ensuring the most energy efficient method for attaching ci to masonry substrates. Finally, we developed the Thermal-Grip washer for brick-tie applications in masonry veneer cavity wall construction. Adding the Thermal-Grip washer to the brick-tie reduces the number of required ci washers with screws for proper attachment. This reduces the number of penetrations through the insulation and weather barrier which in turn reduces thermal-bridging, the potential for leaks, and of course decreases labor and material cost. Pre-spot the washer on the surface of the insulation and securely attach using the brick-tie. A wire-tie can then be added for masonry joint embedment, or for increased thermal efficiency the Pos-I-Tie Thermal-Clip accessory can be added as a thermal-break. For more information on Hunter Xci and their insulated wall solutions check out their website at www.hunterxci.com . Contact Rodenhouse Inc. for all of your continuous insulation fastening needs. Thanks for watching!
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