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Old 04-20-05, 04:40 PM
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fasteners for rigid foam insualtion?

Does anyone know the best method for attaching 1" or 1 1/2" rigid foam board to the inside of rafters in a cathedral ceiling?

The rigid foam will be taped along the seams and then covered with drywall which will be screwed through the foam board.

Any ideas welcome.

Dave
 
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Old 05-02-05, 03:34 PM
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Rigid foam is fastened to walls with special nails that have a large counter

sunk plastic washer under the nail head. I believe the same kind of nail

would serve your purposes also. You need to give the nails a couple of

extra whacks to be sure the nail and washer are flush with the surface of

the foamboard.
 
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Old 05-06-05, 02:02 PM
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Check the big box stores There is a glue for the foam you can use .

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Old 05-07-05, 07:39 PM
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Be careful with your adhesive selection
Some will turn the foam into goo
Be sure to get the right one
 
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Old 05-16-05, 09:05 AM
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I myself use a powder pin with a large washer. I get the yellow loads and dial it down to the lowest setting for wood. Secures it just fine.

there may be other methods also
 
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Old 05-16-05, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by mdesciscio
I myself use a powder pin with a large washer.


What's a powder pin?
 
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Old 05-16-05, 01:52 PM
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Here is the pin

http://www.simpsonanchors.com/catalo...tml#300plastic

powder actuated guns.
 
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Old 05-16-05, 02:27 PM
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Ah, thank you
My power nailer did come to mind when you mentioned the yellow loads
But I've never heard it called a powder pin
Makes sense now

I had know idea there were those...different fasteners available for it
I'm sure that will come in handy
Thanks for the tip!
 
 

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