BS Fixings

How to Calculate Metal Weight — and more!

Tying wireAt BS Fixings, we are all about making your life easier when it comes to construction, renovation and the like. We aim to combine a diverse product range with consistent cost effectiveness and impeccable customer service and, from your comments, it seems like we aren’t doing half bad! Part of our dedication to ensuring you get everything correct right from the very start is giving you the tools and information you need to make the best buying decision - all of this information can be found in the handy ‘Resources’ section of our website.

Metal Weight Calculator

Metal Weight CalculatorBuying stainless steel is often like cooking pasta: it doesn’t look quite enough so you end up overcom­pen­sating, adding too much and ending up with enough to feed the whole family for a week. SO we have taken all the guesswork out of the situation with our new metal weight calculator – all you have to do is enter the dimensions and you will get an accurate idea of how much you need for your particular project.

Screw Head Types

Screw Head TypesIf there is one thing that is guaranteed to get even the professionals scratching their heads, it’s the variety of screw head types on offer (along with the drives they require). Use this quick but succinct guide and you’ll always know your pozi from your Philips and your square from your slotted!

Screw Sizes

Screw SizesChoosing the right size for the job can mean the difference between success and failure for your project and it’s pretty clear which result you want to achieve. Right down to the last millimetre, all of the figures and sizes you will need are listed right here in both metric and imperial format according to your personal preference.

Guidance Videos

Guidance VideosIt’s not what you’ve got, it’s how you use it! Getting the most out of our products means using them safely and correctly and there is no better guide than a visual one so we have put together a selection of informative films on how to use our most popular products properly. From graffiti remover to rivet guns and stainless steel banding solutions – it’s all here in this section.

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of TermsA quick dictionary of some of the crucial terms relating to stainless steel fixings and fittings.


Downloads and Guides

Downloads and GuidesNeed tech specs or other textual information? Then head on over to this section for a complete library.

All of these resources and more can be found by clicking here!

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