Futuristic building extension with support from fischer

KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin: View of the seemingly floating stairway made of glass and exposed concrete.

“Normally projects such as these proceed very differently”, Jochen Burbach chuckles. “We are usually involved much earlier on – we know what to expect and can plan accordingly”, says the 41-year-old Manager for the fixing specialist fischer. But this time things were different. The former KINDL beer brewery was set to be turned into a […]

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An Interview on Technical Building Equipment Solutions

13. June 2019 Craftsmen

Technical building equipment often presents a challenge to planners and tradespeople: What is the ideal solution for conduits and pipes for drinking water, ventilation, heating, cooling water, data and electrical cables, for compressed air, technical gasses, extracted air, or process liquids? fischer offers a flexible, secure and economic solution with its installation systems. Our Application […]

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On the safe track through Copenhagen

It’s a project of epic proportions: The city of Copenhagen is increasing the size of its existing metro system by two-thirds with the construction of the new “Cityringen” metro ring. Modern fixing technology is securing the railway equipment, fire protection systems, signalling technology, service ducts, wall cladding and much more.

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Achieving increased load-bearing capacity in wooden beams in one minute

11. April 2019 Craftsmen

A wooden beam is a thing of beauty. It’s a natural product that can be used almost anywhere. But this construction material can also cause issues. In wood construction, components subjected to transverse compression, transverse load and shear load, such as in a coped girder support, represent critical points in the construction. We therefore provide […]

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“As you can see, you can’t see anything!”

We check back again and again. But nothing has happened for over 40 years. We measure, examine and test, but there haven’t been any changes. The anchor simply hasn’t budged during our long-term test at our headquarters in Waldachtal. Read on to find out why a standstill isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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The hollow drill: making drilling cleaner and more efficient

01. February 2019 Craftsmen

There are grants for dust protection through hollow drills with integrated vacuum holes, and for good reason: protecting health and saving time.

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Tradespeople app: finding fixing materials on the go

07. December 2018 Craftsmen

fischer Professional, the product finder with suitable offers from retailers. Always have the right fixings, screws, anchors, nails. Free assembly information.

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A day in the working life of a construction diver

Have you ever tried to install something with your eyes closed? No? For construction divers, “blind” installations or working in zero visibility is part of their everyday work. Read on to find out how this works, what the daily work of a construction diver involves and what challenges they face.

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How can I identify a high-quality anchor?

Hidden heroes: anchors. While these components can be small they are a crucial safety element when it comes to installations. But how can I identify whether I am holding a high-quality anchor or one that is of lesser quality? In this video Stefan will explain how you can test this at home.

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Safety not only depends on the anchor

05. July 2018 Craftsmen

In many cases it is the substrate that fails and is unable to carry the transferred load; or the anchor was installed incorrectly. As a trainer at the fischer Academy, the experienced former construction manager Wolfgang Schultz explains in an interview how he gives DIYers and traders an understanding of selecting the right anchor and […]

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