COVER FEATURE Piher under pressure

Written in collaboration with TIBBY SINGH

The Spanish-based company fi rst attended international fairs in 1995 and has since been keen to introduce overseas professionals to their innovative and reliable products – the result of half a century of continuous improvements. Today more than 50% of the company’s total sales are exports, with Europe being the biggest market.

PIHER is a brand of clamping tools which is relatively new to the UK. However, Piher as a company which designs and manufactures the brand was founded in 1957, meaning it has more than 50 years of experience in the fi eld. If you haven’t heard of them before, you surely will again, as the brand continues to become trusted in ever-wider circles.


The latest additions to the Piher family are the Multi Props, adjustable, load- bearing rods with adjustable pads. The fi rst thing that might strike a potential customer is how relatively light they are. But do not be confused into thinking they are just cheap, lightweight props that will fail or snap on you when put under pressure. Instead, it is a feature

honed through years of thorough design to produce lightweight props that are simple to transport to and from the worksite, as well as easy to use.

Despite the light weight, they are made from sturdy steel rather than cheap plastic. They also have a patented adjusting and locking system, which is quick and easy to use. This takes away the fear of the props bending or constantly sliding down with the weight of the sheeting material.

Piher have certainly propped up the standards by introducing additional features such as the screw adjustable pressure, spring mechanism for quick locking and tilting non slip pads that

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