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SPAX POWERLAGS Truss ScrewsThreaded Fasteners & Rod


Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new addition to the line of SPAX® POWERLAGS® Engineered Fasteners. SPAX® POWERLAGS® truss screws are designed for use in attaching truss/rafters to wall plates for ensuring a building code required continuous attachment method from floor to roof

The new product is a #14 x 6-1/4” fastener that includes patented SPAX® features:

  • T-STAR plus drive within a cylindric head
  • Patented thread serrations
  • A UNIQUE 4CUT™ point for quick and easy installation with no pre-drilling required.

“Our new construction fastener is made of carbon steel with SPAX® exclusive WIROX™ coating which is ideal for interior framing use. The truss/rafter fasteners will be packaged in a Contractor Pax™ 50 count carton ready for retail shelves and will include a 2” long T-30 plus bit. POWERLAGS® truss screws are manufactured in our German facility, but will be packaged and stocked in the Bryan, Ohio warehouse,” said Eric Ashack, SPAX® Product Manager.

ABC-US / SPAX® received DrJ Engineering technical report No. TER 1912-07 for product data and TER 1910-02 for the Truss/Rafter to Plate Connection application report.

About Altenloh, Brinck & Co. U.S.

Altenloh, Brinck & Co. is proud to manufacture and distribute engineered fasteners under the SPAX® brand name for the construction market, the TRUFAST® brand for the commercial roofing industry and the TRUFAST WALLS® brand for exterior building envelopes and facades.

The company is headquartered in Bryan, Ohio and operates a 200,000 square foot complex consisting of engineering, manufacturing, administration and central warehousing. ABC is part of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co. Group headquartered in Ennepetal, Germany.