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Fixing an island extractor to a steel beam

Postby rp898 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:11 am

I'm really hoping someone can help.

I need to fix an extractor on to my kitchen ceiling above the hob. Unfortunately it needs to be fixed on to a steel which I recently had put in having knocked though from the kitchen to the dining room.

Does anyone have any idea how I would fix the extractor on to the steel? It's been 2 years now Nd I can't come up with an idea!!

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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby Biggles405 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:36 pm

Hi Richard,
Not sure if you have sorted this out yet, but i remember seeing a Grand Designs once where the couple in Scotland used a Nailer to drive fixings into I beams for brackets. I think they used a Powder Actuated Tool or a Cartridge Hammer.

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Hope this works.

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Postby welsh brickie » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:45 pm

weld it to the steel
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Postby andy01 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:27 pm

drill the steel and bolt it on. or bolt something to the steel and fix the extractor to it.

if you need a better/ more powerfull drill, rent one
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