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  • Wallboard Tools Access Panel & Manhole Range - Leigh's Product Review
    Wallboard Tools Access Panel & Manhole Range – Leigh’s Product Review
    With so many options to choose from such as Fire Rated, MDF, Metal, Plastic, Flanged and Set Bead, Wallboard has the complete offering. This review takes you through all the available choices and the key points with each....
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  • FibaFuse MAX Now at Wallboard Tools
    FibaFuse MAX Now at Wallboard Tools
    FibaFuse® MAX is an innovative, reinforced paperless joint tape.  It has the same open fibre structure as original FibaFuse® tape, with a porous design that allows compound to flow through the tape for a stronger bond. This dramatically reduces the potential for cracks and eliminates bubbles and blisters. The blue reinforcement...
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  • LevelLine Corner Tape
    Leigh’s Product Review: The Levelline & No-Coat Range
    It’s always handy to have a roll of these in the ute or van. The Levelline & No-Coat range is a great solution for Internal or External corners, Off angles, Vaulted & Cathedral ceilings, Impact resistance, High Humidity areas or Superior surface bond....
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  • Frequently asked Q & A - Trim-Tex Drywall Products
    Frequently asked Q & A – Trim-Tex Drywall Products
    Q. Don’t I need to use caulk now that “Bonda Flex” is not available? A. Yes, you do need to use caulk where the installation guidelines instruct you to do so, we recommend using Bostik Xtreme Flex. Q. Do I use Trim-Tex Spray Adhesive and caulk on...
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  • Wallboard Tie Downs
    Wallboard Tie Downs
    The QUIK STRAP range of tie downs are made tough and will suit most contractors needs for an easy solution to securing loads. The Wallboard Tools Tie Downs are available as a simple cam buckle which is a single 25mm x 2.5m strap suitable for small load...
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  • Wallboard Tools USB Rechargeable LED Lights
    Wallboard Tools USB Rechargeable LED Lights
    Get LIT with Wallboard Tools Rechargeable LED Lights USB Rechargeable LED Lights are now available in “The Wallboard Tools” range of products. There’s 3 lights in the Rechargeable LED range – 3watt Headlamp, 5watt Work Light and 30watt Work Light. Let’s take a closer look 3W LED...
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  • Trim-Tex Low Profile Rigid Corner Bead
    Trim-Tex Low Profile Rigid Corner Bead
    The Trim-Tex Low Profile Rigid Corner Bead cuts easily without cutting you. Designed with smaller mud leg holes, the Trim-Tex Rigid Low Profile Corner Bead will fasten without any time wasting staple fails and will require less scraping or filling of pinholes when installed using a thick...
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  • FibaFuse - Myth V Fact
    FibaFuse – Myth V Fact
    There’s been a lot of discussion around whether FibaFuse meets Australian Plastering Standards and that it is carcinogenic and will cause cancer. Here’s what we know; FibaFuse hasn’t been tested against any Australian standards. Joint Tapes by themselves aren’t tested as there’s no particular standard just for tape.Warranty works in conjunction with the plasterboard...
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  • Wallboard New Products 2020
    Wallboard New Products 2020
    It’s been a big year at Wallboard Tools! Have you missed any of our newly released products in 2020? Insulation Cutting Knife 6 in 1 Multi Tool Bucket Scoop Box Trail Knives Inside 90° Corner Hand Flusher Aluminium Manhole Frames Tie Downs M Class Dust Extractor Skimming...
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  • Why buy an M Class Dust Extractor?
    Why buy an M Class Dust Extractor?
    Dust Class MMedium RiskAll wood dust and dust originating from repair compound, filler and clear coats, plaster, cement, concrete, tile cement and paints such as latex and oil paints or quartziferous materials such as sand and pebbles. Exposure occurs in construction related industries Respirable crystalline silica (RCS)...
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  • Frequently Asked Q & A - Wallboard Tools
    Frequently Asked Q & A – Wallboard Tools
    Q. What size should I cut out for access panels?  A. For standard MDF and metal access panels you should cut out 3mm on each side larger than the panel size. Q. What is the load bearing weight on Wallboard Trestles?  A. Wallboard Tools Trestles are certified...
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  • Safety on Stilts
    Safety on Stilts
    Before using stilts you must identify, assess and control the risks relating to the work area layout, work area condition, the work activity to be undertaken as well as the tools and equipment that will be used. Once this is completed, then develop, through worker consultation, safe...
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  • Frequently Asked Q & A - Tapepro Drywall Tools
    Frequently Asked Q & A – Tapepro Drywall Tools
    Q. Will my Tapepro Reducer Plates fit onto my other brand flat boxes? A. No, Tapepro Flat Boxes are designed with different geometry. They will only fit Tapepro, Premier and BlueLine Flat Boxes.  Q. Do I use WD40 to lubricate my automatic tools? A. Strictly only use...
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  • The FibaFuse Revolution
    The FibaFuse Revolution
    Since being introduced to Australian plasterers, FibaFuse has been described as a game changer for the industry. Starting out as the innovative alternative to paper tape for joints and corners, the 50mm joint tape produces a smooth finish eliminating blisters and bubbles that can occur with traditional...
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  • Factors that can cause cracking in plasterboard and using the correct Trim-Tex Expansion Bead.
    Factors that can cause cracking in plasterboard and using the correct Trim-Tex Expansion Bead.
    Many factors can cause cracking in plasterboard: Poor workmanship is one possibility, generally not the most common. Weather plays the largest part in most cracking circumstances. Uninsulated roof cavities can expand and retract with searing summer heat and dropping temperatures. Plasterboard ceilings with a continuous length greater...
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  • Same Bond Strength - New Formula Trim-Tex 847a Adhesive Spray
    Same Bond Strength – New Formula Trim-Tex 847a Adhesive Spray
    Trim-Tex launched its newly formulated low VOC 847a spray adhesive in 2019. The VOC content dropped from 55% to 40% by weight to meet the strict California Air Resources Board regulations. The new formula was thoroughly tested to meet the same performance standards you expect of 847...
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  • Wallboard's Charity Committee - There's Never a Better Time To Give
    Wallboard’s Charity Committee – There’s Never a Better Time To Give
    2019 has been a tough year for many of us with a large percentage of Australia still in drought and no foreseeable relief likely in the immediate future. The horrendous fires that recently ripped through large parts of the country leaving behind complete devastation seeing us as...
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  • 2019 - Newest Products
    2019 – Newest Products
    Tapepro Versatile 150mm Flat Box and “Bumpers” Wallboard Skimming Blades, pole and adapter Tapepro Reducer Plates  Tapepro Glider Glazers  Trim-Tex Oversized Tear Away L Bead & Jumbo Corner Bead Wallboard Adjustable T-Square and Interchangeable Blade Telpro Panel Lift and Material Cart FibaFuse Wide Rolls Wallboard Pro Sander 360 SkyStrider Stilts...
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  • Expect nothing less than a superior finish with Wallboard Super Mesh
    Expect nothing less than a superior finish with Wallboard Super Mesh
    Ever wonder what all the fuss is about when you hear people talking about Wallboard Super Mesh? Why it has grown in popularity becoming a Wallboard Tools favourite. Let’s have a look. What features are Wallboard Super Mesh sporting? Made from tough aluminium oxide grain with resin...
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  • Trim-Tex Case Study
    Trim-Tex Case Study
    Jewel Towers GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND Construction of the Jewel Towers is complete on the beach shores of The Gold Coast. Wanda Group and Ridong Group joined together as the two developers in this $1 billion venture of the three towers. Two towers will serve as residence towers...
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