23 September 2004
23 September 2004
EB-TY has produced a hidden fastener system available for all decking materials, wood and composites.
According to EB-TY, decks have become one of the most important features of American homes today. More and more people are coming to realize that having a deck enhances the value of their home as well as their lifestyle. They extend any home's living space and connect people to Nature all year round.
""We invented EB-TY Hidden Deck Fasteners because we wanted to build beautiful, safe, long-lasting decks for our clients without splinters and hundreds of nail and screw holes that, aside from being unsightly, allow moisture to seep into the wood, leading to water damage,"" said Harry Eberle, founder and president of the family-owned firm. ""Our easy-to-install Hidden Deck Fasteners give decks a clean, uniform appearance. They are virtually invisible from top or bottom, so they highlight the beauty of all types of woods and composites, "" he added.
In addition to aesthetic and safety considerations, EB-TY's Hidden Deck- Fastening Systems are long lasting and maintenance free. They're made in the United States of ultra-violet resistant polypropylene. They can't rust, they're compatible with every climate, and they're guaranteed to last 100 years with normal use.
EB-TY won the Journal of Light Construction's Innovation Award for its ""innovative, high-quality"" hidden deck fasteners, and has been featured in building magazines including This Old House, Fine Home Building Magazine, The Family Handyman, Better Homes and Gardens Special Publication ""Garden Deck and Landscape"" and others.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Technical Fibre Products will showcase its Optiveil nonwovens at China Composites Expo in Shanghai on 5-7 September.