- The CFA
Founded in 1979, the Construction Fixings Association is a trade association which comprises major manufacturers of construction fixings with a significant UK presence.
The Association endeavours to ensure that both Full and Associate Members observe a high level of integrity in all commercial activity and that all product information is provided in a clear useable form to specifiers and users.
The aims of the association are well summarised in the phrase "Ensuring Best Fixngs Practice ".
They do this by:
Publishing a series of free Guidance Notes.
Being directly involved in the development of the Guidelines for European Technical Approval of anchors for safety critical applications.
Being active in various BSI and European standards committees.
Being actively involved with other influential bodies such as BBA, CIRIA, BSRIA, CEN, ISO and government departments.
Supporting specific industries in the development of guidelines for their use of fixings.
- Ace Fixings Ltd
Ace Fixings Ltd are Associate Members of the Construction Fixings Association having been recognised as both Approved Distributors and Approved Testers as we provide the highest standards of service in supplying construction fixings.
This means we:
Supply products from one or more full members of the Association.
Will provide anchors with European Technical Approvals for safety critica applications.
Provide technical support via sales staff knowledgeable in the use of fixings.
Can arrange for the site testing of fixings where necessary to the CFA site test procedures in which we have been trained.
Can arrange for training of site operators in the correct installation of members' products. We provide a wide range of anchoring products with comprehensive technical support services including performance data, applications advice, on site testing and training in the correct use of our products.
Our collective experience, comprehensive product ranges and reputation for innovation enable us to provide virtually any fixing solution required in modern construction.
We also undertake to supply products to recognised Quality Assurance procedures.
For further information go to: www.fixingscfa.co.uk.