What would you use?
I have used stud+resin for basins on the same wall, but it's probably a
bit excessive as the rad will take upto 8 fixings without too much
leverage (unlike the basin).
I've got 50mm long plugs (fischer) - but was wondering if a more exotic
fixing might be worthwhile?
On Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:17:34 +0100, Tim Watts wrote:
Broom handle plugs with epoxy?
I have a Tuit to do that with a bike rack which hoiked itself off a
thermal block wall leaving some nice big holes behind.
Over engineering, perhaps, but better safe...
AMD FX-6300 in GA-990X-Gaming SLI-CF running Windows 7 Pro x64
Kitchen fitters use 3 inch long plugs and screws for
Drill lightweight blocks with HSS bits and make sure that
they rotate without any wobbling else you will end up
with a bigger hole than expected.
Rads exert less outward pull than shelves any day of the week. The
Fischer plugs seem particularly suited as the bore of a hole in aircrete
is never going to be dead round - ordinary plugs must have a very
limited contact patch by comparison.
Where are we going and why am I in this handbasket?
Presumably the air blocks are covered with something like dot&dab
If that's the case why not cut back the plasterboard in the areas you
want fixings then fill with dot/dab adhesive and smooth off level? That
way you have a tough, well adhered and solid surface into which you can
use regular plugs and screws.
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