You will notice that, for some months now, VUETRADE Builders Strap Brace has a coloured square and kN rating on each label. This is to further ensure the correct bracing product is used for the application.
We are passionate about ensuring the right products are specified and used to ensure the Australian Standards are met in any building project. We have raised the issue previously around ensuring you’re using the right Brace Strapping for the application, as we have identified that most strapping is either used based on the size and sometimes simply on price. These two factors unfortunately don’t ensure the product will meet the requirements of the Australian Standards for the application!
Some points to note with Brace Strapping below:
We’ve made things easier for you with our VUEBRACE Strapping:
You can download our VUEBRACE Strap Bracing Calculator below to ensure you’re compliant to AS1684.2 Part (b) & (d):
For more information you can read our previous Blog Posts (below) on this issue or feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 850 520.