Pryda Connections Newsletter September 2015

Welcome to Pryda Connections Newsletter: a quarterly publication that aims to keep Pryda customers up-to-date with the latest news on products, equipment, staff, events and customer news.

September 2015 issue of Pryda Connections Newsletter

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Software Updates

The release of world leading truss design Pryda Build V4 software is currentlly underway in both New Zealand and Australia.The response from those using the software is very, very positive with users excited with the software solving critical load paths and calculating roof planes automatically which has made their job so much easier. The 3D ability to view the job in real time is also a feature that is capturing the attention of users.Training of detailers is progressing well and is planned to continue throughout the remainder of this year. If you would like a demonstration of the ‘State of the Art’ software then contact Pryda on 0800 88 22 44. Dont be left behind with promises – join the Pryda family now.

Product Updates

Pryda Product Updates are deigned to keep you informed of new products or any changes to existing products.

In recent years, new products have included thePryda Brace Anchor, Pryda Stren-Joist,Pryda Frame Fix and the latest which has been released is the Pryda Ezi Stud Tie.

All products have been patented and developed to reduce construction cost with building materials and/or construction time.

To learn more about these products please click on the PDF links below:

Pryda Earthquake Resilience Kit May 2014
Pryda Ezi Stud Tie November 2012
Pryda Frame Fix January 2012
Pryda Stren-joist February 2011
Pryda Brace Anchor March 2010

Pryda Earthquake Resilence Kit

Pryda Earthquake Resilience Kit May 2014

Developed in conjunction with the Wellington City Council, the Pryda Earthquake Resilience Kit is designed to give the homes built before the currently building standards (NZS3604:1978-2011) better resilience in an earthquake. The kit has components to assist with the fixing of house piles to the floor bearers as well as strap for securing hot water cylinders and header tanks. The container can be used as a survival kit after installation and has information on the suggested contents.

Pryda 2013 Building Guide Available

The “Pryda Building Guide for Fixings and the Installation of Pryda Connectors & Engineered Systems“has been developed to accomodate NZ building practices to meet the latest NZS3604:2011 code. It is important that designers, engineers, builders, inspectors and building authorities are familiar with the benefits and critical requirements ofour system. Pryda timber connectors, trusses and beams comply with the NZ Building Code, Section B1 Structure and B2 Durability having been designed in accordance with sound and widely accepted engineering principles to comply with NZS3604:2011.

Copies of the latest Building Guide can be downloaded here, obtained from a Pryda stockist or byphoning 0800 88 22 44 and requesting a copy.