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Stainless steel self-drilling fasteners with moulded head for roofing and cladding (1.2–3 mm).

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.
  • High thread provides good clamping force to top sheet.
  • Colour moulded head.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Quality and Management Systems.

Applications:

For mechanically fixing composite panel systems to light metal purlins and rails, and timber.

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 FixFast MF1165 drive.

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

Standard product features

Material:

1.4301 stainless steel (304M), with carbon steel case hardened welded point and UV-stabilized nylon moulded head.

Coating:

Multiple layer organic.

Head type:

Bi-Hex, 11 mm.

Drilling capacity:

1.2–3 mm (steel).

Minimum penetration:

  • Light steel purlins: 18 mm (through underside).
  • Softwood: 35 mm (embedment).

Build up:

31–200 mm (dependent on washer used).

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: On 1.2 mm steel: 1.3 kN; on 2 mm steel: 2.62 kN; on 3 mm steel: 4.76 kN; on 35 mm softwood embedment: 3.57 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): Composite panel with A15 washer: 1 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance): 1.2 mm steel: 0.98 kN.

- Design values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance), to BS 5427: On 1.2 mm steel: 0.97 kN; on 2 mm steel: 1.97 kN; on 3 mm steel: 3.58 kN; on 35 mm softwood embedment: 2.68 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): Composite panel with A15 washer: 0.75 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance): 1.2 mm steel: 0.74 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

NBS Specification

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Fixfast Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1732 882387

Product reference

[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 85]
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85 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 110]
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110 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 130]
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130 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 150]
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150 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 180]
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180 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 225]
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225 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).
[MatchFast® A3/304 Stainless Steel Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, MF3-SS-HT-5.5 x 275]
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275 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

Washer

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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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