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Stainless steel self-drilling fasteners for roofing and cladding (timber to steel).

Features and benefits:

  • Grade 1.4301 (304), A2 stainless steel is used for optimum resistance to corrosion.
  • Bi-metal, manufactured for superior drilling performance.
  • Good pull-out and shear performance.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Quality and Management Systems.

Applications:

Suitable for the mechanical fixing of timber to steel, 0.7–2 mm thick. For use in the following locations:

  • Buildings in residential and commercial settings with humidity class of Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 or Class 4 to BS 5250.
  • Buildings with an internal temperature range of -45°C to 50°C.
  • Coastal locations.

To be fixed with TX30 Torx Drive.

Fixfast products must be used as a complete system with tools and accessories as recommended - consult manufacturer for details.

Standard product features

Size (l x diameter)

45 x 6 mm.

Material:

Grade 1.4301 (304) stainless steel with carbon steel case and hardened, welded point.

Coating:

Organic.

Head type:

Countersunk head, with number 30 Torx drive.

Drilling capacity:

0.7–2 mm (steel).

Minimum penetration (light steel purlins):

18 mm (through underside).

Build up:

7–25 mm (with no washer).

Durability class:

  • Interior environments: C1 (30).
  • Semi-interior: 25.
  • Urban: C2 (25).
  • Rural: C3 (25).
  • Industrial/ coastal: C4 (15).
  • Marine: C5.

Technical characteristics:

– Characteristic values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance, to BS 5427): 1.2 mm steel: 2.81 kN; 2 mm steel: 4.78 kN.

– Design values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance, to BS 5427): 1.2 mm steel: 2.11 kN; 2 mm steel: 3.59 kN.

Other figures and specific testing are available on request – consult manufacturer for information.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-50-60/415 Self-drilling or self-tapping screws

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Fixfast Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1732 882387

Product reference

DrillFast® A2/304 Stainless Steel Fastener for Timber Batten to Light Steel, DFTB-SS-6.0 x 45

Washers

[Required]
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Consult manufacturer for information.
[Not required]

Manufacturer details

Merlin House,
Seven Mile Lane,
Borough Green,
Sevenoaks,
Kent, TN15 8QY
Tel +44 (0)1732 882387
Fax +44 (0)1732 885532
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