Highland, UT—Three concrete panel screws manufactured by Grabber® Construction Products, Inc. ("Grabber"), a 100% employee-owned international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, have been named by USG® as the fasteners of choice for use with USG's Structo-Crete™ concrete panels.
USG tested for fastening Structo-Crete™ structural concrete panel to cold-formed steel. The allowable uniform gravity loads and the diaphragm design loads tabled in the ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-1792 were generated from tests using the Structural Concrete Panel Screw 8 x 1-5/8" with GrabberGard – Collated (Grabber screw item #CGH158LG).
This fastener complies with all of the requirements of Section 3.3 of ICC-ES ESR-1792 and is the fastener recommended by USG for the application of Structo-Crete structural concrete panel as the subfloor on cold-formed steel.
For use with thinner material or to laminate two pieces into a double layer, Grabber's 1-1/4" (GH8114LG) or 2-3/8" (GH8238LG) fasteners are recommended.
For more information on Grabber's fasteners and fastening systems, please visit www.grabberman.com or call 800-477-TURN (8876).
About Grabber Construction Products
Grabber is a 100% employee-owned international distributor of quality products for construction professionals. Grabber's line includes premium fasteners and fastening systems for wood, metal, and drywall applications in the commercial and residential construction markets. Grabber also distributes a wide range of proprietary tools, accessories, equipment, and building materials to the construction industry. Grabber's approved mill keeps tight control over all production standards and processes. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ICC-ES certified compliant, Grabber's mill ensures that Grabber's screws meet or exceed the highest industry standards.
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