ETA for direct impact fixing system 09 May 2024

CELO has received a European Technical Assessment (ETA – 22/0613) for its FORCE ONE direct impact nailing system, ensuring the safety, reliability and quality of the company’s direct impact fixing products, as well as offering reassurance to customers worldwide. 

The ETA certification highlights the high standard of performance and safety embedded within the FORCE ONE gas nailing system, as well as confirming the technical applicability, suitability and compliance of the system for various applications. The nailing system, which includes nailing accessories, XHA nails, as well as the FORCE ONE gas nailer, enables construction professionals to streamline their workflow and save time and money compared to traditional installation methods. 

For their part, the XHA nails have been thoroughly tested and approved to ensure consistent and reliable performance across diverse projects, and are designed to seamlessly integrate with the FORCE ONE gas nailer, as well as offer exceptional strength, durability and precision. 

The nailer has been designed for a variety of applications such as electrical installations, including cables, pipes, and tubes, as well as different base materials ranging from hard materials like concrete, to soft materials like wood. 

In addition to the ETA, the company’s wide range of nailing accessories, made of A1 steel, hold a fire approval rating, further emphasising their safety and reliability. 

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