Proper fastener connection design takes into account where and how fasteners are used. Allowance for special characteristics in materials, differences in materials, differences in types of materials being joined, unique or unusual environmental service or installation conditions and the safety factors required by anticipating normal or short term loading conditions must be considered. Due to possible differences in specifications, applications, and interpretation of results, purchasers and specifiers must make their own evaluation of the products, to determine the suitability of these products for intended use. All warranties of Buildex products, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purposes are specifically excluded except for the following: Buildex will repair or replace any product which, within twelve months after sale by Buildex or its distributors, is found by Buildex to be defective in material or workmanship - normal wear and tear accepted. This is the sole warranty of ITW Buildex and the sole remedy available to distributor or buyer. Buildex shall not be liable for any injury, loss or damage, direct, indirect, or consequential, arising out of the use of, or the inability to use, any Buildex product.