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Table 2 Phase 1 top 10 potential durable wall lining fixing products ranked by feasibility criteria

From: Installation of insecticide-treated durable wall lining: evaluation of attachment materials and product durability under field conditions

Type of fixing Product # Product Ease of preparation Ease of installation Grip at installation Grip with no load Grip of product Aesthetics of fabric (4 kg Load) Re-use of failed fixing Failure of fixing on wall Feasibility Overall score
  0.4**   0.7   0.8   1.0   1.0   0.4   0.3   0.2   1.0  
Mechanical 3 Roofing Nail With Grip Rite® Plastic Cap* 10.0 4.0 9.5 6.65 9.0 7.2 10.0 10.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 2.8 10.0 3.0 7.0 1.4 8.5 8.5 50.55
Mechanical 8 Metal Staples* 10.0 4.0 9.0 6.3 9.0 7.2 10.0 10.0 8.0 8.0 6.0 2.4 10.0 3.0 8.0 1.6 7.5 7.5 50.0
Mechanical 9 Metal Staples 10.0 4.0 8.5 5.95 8.5 6.8 10.0 10.0 7.8 7.8 4.0 1.6 10.0 3.0 8.0 1.6 7.0 7.0 47.75
Tape 26 Outdoor Mounting Tape 5.0 2.0 9.0 6.3 7.5 6.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 4.0 0 0 10.0 2.0 7.0 7.0 47.3
Mechanical 6 Fasteners 10.0 4.0 9.0 6.3 6.0 4.8 10.0 10.0 6.5 6.5 5.5 2.2 10.0 3.0 8.0 1.6 7.5 7.5 45.9
Mechanical 16 Steel Nails 10.0 4.0 10.0 7.0 8.0 6.4 10.0 10.0 5.5 5.5 6.0 2.4 10.0 3.0 5.0 1.0 6.5 6.5 45.8
Mechanical 13 Nails 10.0 4.0 8.5 5.95 9.0 7.2 10.0 10.0 5.0 5.0 6.0 2.4 10.0 3.0 6.0 1.2 6.5 6.5 45.25
Glue 42 DAP® Blue STIKTM reusable adhesive putty 6.0 2.4 8.5 5.95 7.5 6.0 10.0 10.0 8.5 8.5 8.5 3.4 8.0 2.4 8.0 1.6 5.0 5.0 45.25
Glue 37 Liquid Nails®* 3.5 1.4 6.0 4.2 7.0 5.6 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 4.0 0 0 9.0 1.8 7.0 7.0 44.0
Glue 36 PowerGrab Heavy Duty Adhesive* 5.0 2.0 6.0 4.2 7.0 5.6 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 4.0 0 0 9.5 1.9 6.0 6.0 43.7
  1. *indicates fixing products which were tested in Phase 2; overall feasibility scores are highlighted in bold.
  2. ** indicates relative importance value.