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Putting a stop to drilling dust

27. April 2018 Craftsmen
Putting a stop to drilling dust

You know the drill. The bit is mounted onto the drilling machine. Your target is marked with pencil and clearly in front of your eyes. Ready, steady, go. A feeling of satisfaction many a handyman knows too well. However, taking a deep breath after drilling is perhaps not what you should do on a construction site.

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Safely installing a TV wall bracket – but how?

13. April 2018 Do-It-Yourselfer
Safely installing a TV wall bracket – but how?

Who doesn’t dream of a larger television? A few inches wider, an even better picture and a gigantic film experience as a result. But not every room has enough space to accommodate this, which is why flat screen devices often have to be anchored to the wall. This is an easy replacement for bulky TV units that take up a lot of space.

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From the real world to the digital world- eSports

13. April 2018 Company
From the real world to the digital world- eSports

fischer is the first of its industry to become involved with eSports. Why? Voker Amann, responsable for the fischer sponsorship activities, gives an insight.

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Why do I need drill hole cleaning for Chemical fixings?

13. April 2018 Craftsmen
Why do I need drill hole cleaning for Chemical fixings?

Everyday construction life. A multitude of applications are waiting to be finished. Drill the hole, inject the resin, screw in the rod anchor and on to the next job. Just a moment: hasn’t something been forgotten? Shouldn’t the drill hole be cleaned? Some say it definitely should, otherwise the load-bearing capacity is reduced according to the approval. Others say it will still hold and saves time. What’s the real truth? We put it to the test for you.

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Q&A: An interview with our expert

11. April 2018 Craftsmen
Q&A: An interview with our expert

Our expert Stefan Huber is a trainer at the fischer Academy and a master carpenter. He has decades of experience in construction and can therefore provide practical tips and tricks for craftsmen. In the Q&A series he answers the most important questions on the topic of “fixing technology for craftsmen”.

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Stop the waste!

Stop the waste!

Plentiful…like sand on the seashore. Anyone trying to illustrate the sheer endless availability of a material might have to rethink this comparison. Indeed, the stuff that tourists’ dreams are made of is, in fact, running out. Sandy beaches are getting narrower; on some coasts, they are completely gone. All that remains are the desolate skeletons of stone.

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The art of construction: the Louvre Abu Dhabi

28. March 2018 Company
The art of construction:  the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is itself a work of art, never mind the groundbreaking collection of 600 pieces showcased inside. Find out more about this extraordinary architectural structure and discover how fischer helped to secure the foundations.

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Passing on expertise in the mountains

27. March 2018 Company
Passing on expertise in the mountains

With an elevation of 2106m, the Gotthard Pass in Switzerland is one of the most spectacular mountain passes in the Alps. Traversing granite rock faces, high plateaus and an epic gorge, the road is a masterpiece of civil engineering. fischer has been on hand to help keep it safe.

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Winter tips and tricks

23. March 2018 Craftsmen
Winter tips and tricks

For some, working in winter means putting on the office heating or getting up earlier to scraping the car. For those that work in outdoor construction, it can mean cold hands or different considerations when it comes to products. For fischer, new seasons mean new solutions. Check out our top winter tips!

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From Italy to the Black Forest

28. February 2018 Company
From Italy to the Black Forest

Environmental engineer Giacomo Pieretti from Italy has just returned from a placement at the fischer headquarters in the Black Forest. We got in touch to find out more about his experiences.

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