Fasteners and clips featured in Metal Construction News’ July 2019 issue.
Dynamic Fastener’s 12-11×11/4-inch Truss Head T-17 #25 Torx 300 Series stainless steel clip screw features a rounded edge around the outer top rim. It can attach to wood or metal where a non-rusting, aesthetic appearance is desired. Applications include exterior architectural, colored acoustical panels and curtainwall systems that require a stainless steel finished fastener. The Truss Head T-17 #25 Torx 300 Series Stainless Steel clip screw is available with a 2-inch length.
East Coast Fasteners and Closures Inc.
East Coast Fasteners and Closures’ Ply-Lo Driller fastener attaches metal to wood. It features a forgiving tip that reduces the likelihood of walking when it is driven at a slight angle. The Ply-Lo Driller is a #10 fastener that comes in five lengths: 1 inch, 1 1/2 inches, 2 inches, 2 1/2 inches and 3 inches. The fastener comes in many colors to match metal panels.
Levi's Building Components
Levi’s Building Components’ Metalgrip line of fasteners include a #3 self-drill point and #5 self-drill point. The #3 self-drill point secures metal-to-metal purlins as thick as 0.21-inch-thick steel; the #5 self-drill point attaches metal as thick as 0.5-inch-thick steel. Bonded EPDM washers are available for the fasteners. In-stock colors can be shipped quickly, and other colors are available as well.
Triangle Fastener Corp.
Triangle Fastener Corp.’s vibration-resistant threads (VRT) lap screws are available in carbon steel and with stainless steel cap heads. The fasteners have back-out resistant screw threads and are designed to reduce the loosening effects of expansion and contraction. VRT lap screws are TRI-SEAL 1,000-hour salt-spray-coated for corrosion resistance, and VRT is available for the company’s BLAZER line of drill screws.