RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Fixings and fastenings, ironmongery

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Samuel Heath & Sons plc - Brass Manufacturing Less Ordinary
Brass Manufacturing Less Ordinary
Explains why brass is a great product to use, in terms of durability, sustainability and versatility, when producing hardwearing products and when a good base for multiple finishes is requirement.

Samuel Heath is a proud British designer and manufacturer of beautifully hand-crafted bathroom fittings and architectural hardware. Craftsmanship is central to the company’s ethos. Each piece is meticulously formed from the purest solid brass, then polished by hand to create a flawless finish before undergoing a high-quality electroplating process. Attention to detail dictates that each product is then assembled, checked and packed by skilled individuals.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 35 minutes
British Stainless Steel Association (BSSA) - Designing Building Exteriors in Stainless Steel
Designing Building Exteriors in Stainless Steel
Designed to help architects make the most of stainless steel in building exterior design. Includes guidance on some of the practical and design issues that can affect finish and performance, and advice on material selection and long term maintenance.

The British Stainless Steel Association (BSSA) exists to promote and develop the manufacture and use of stainless steel across the UK and Ireland. Based in Sheffield, the association provides marketing support, technical advice, information, training and education in all aspects of stainless steel use.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour