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Aerosmith knows it's important for you to install your gypsum board quickly without breaking the paper. Our VersaPin® ST4200 fastening tool was designed with that in mind and features a depth of drive adjustment. Yellow board, green board, whatever Exterior Gypsum you use can all be installed using Aerosmith's VersaPin® fasteners and tools.
Working on scaffolds has its own challenges. As a crew chief surveyed his job site, he noticed screws were dropping to the ground from above. These screws were not picked up, and the chief estimated the loss was 30%. It was the fastener system and that the crew didn't have enough pressure to install the screws while on the scaffold. The solution? The VersaPin® fastening system.
"I like it (Aerosmith). I like it a whole lot! It makes my job easier."
Allowable shear capacity Thru Foam Plastic Insulated Sheathing (FPIS) using the Aerosmith 2635SBG pin, establishing the minimum fastening requirements to support various cladding weight. The components of the test are R-9 Zip System® R-Sheathing to 54 mil steel framing.
Aerosmith's SurePin and VersaPin line of fasteners have received Florida Product Approval for the use of attaching James Hardie Brand Siding and other Fiber Cement brands direct to concrete masonry units and Cold-Formed Steel. Aerosmith's VersaPin fasteners have received further approval to attach Exterior Gypsum, Plywood and OSB to Cold-Formed Steel in standard and shear wall configurations under the 2017 code.
This report, produced by PEI Evaluation Service®, covers the use of Aerosmith’s .100” VersaPin®s with A) James Hardie, Allura, and Fiber Cement Products, B) Densglass® Gold and Exterior Gypsum Sheathing, C) Plywood and OSB Shear Wall, D) Sure-Board® Series 2000 Structural Panels, E) Plywood and OSB Horizontal Diaphragms with various gauges of LGS attached with .100” and .145” Gripshank® and Helical Aerosmith pins. Code compliance for Uniform Building Code, International Building Code, International Residential Code, ASCE 7-10, Florida Building Code and the National Building Code of Canada
Extensive report by Reynaud Serrette, Ph.D. of the Light Gauge Steel Research Group at Santa Clara University. This report covers shear and tension testing of pin connections in various gauges of steel, the results of these tests and the comparison to the widely-utilized ANSI Screw Equations for similar fastenings. Intended for use by architects and engineers.
Aerosmith® now carries a full line of anchors that meet the criteria for use in cracked and uncracked concrete, Category 1!