Fixing sizes descriptions

Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by Paddington, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Paddington

    Paddington New Member

    Hi

    Can anyone explain to an amateur what the following means please:

    Studs M8 x 110mm Drill Size 10 Max Fixture 75 Pack of 5

    What are M sizes? Is is the diameter in mm of the stud?
    What is Max Fixture 75?

    Last question - I hope to fix a 1m post to my house wall so my gate closes against it. The wall is blockwork and I've been told to use resin to fix studs. Would 3 be OK and how deep does the stud need to be buried in the wall ?

    Thanks very much.
     
  2. mr sillys

    mr sillys New Member

    the first stud is always the deepest

    m

    cheers
     
  3. chippie244

    chippie244 Super Member

    M8 means the dia is 8mm
    Drill size 10 = use 10mm drill
    Max fixture 75 = maximum thickness of fixture 75mm
    I'd use all 5 and get them as deep in the wall as you can.
     
  4. Paddington

    Paddington New Member

    Thank you very much chippie. Your help is much appreciated.
     

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