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DrillFast® A2/304 Stainless Steel Fasteners for 1.5–6.0 mm Steel

DrillFast® A2/304 Stainless Steel Fasteners for 1.5–6.0 mm Steel

Fixfast Ltd

Stainless steel self-drilling fasteners for roofing and cladding (1.5–6 mm).

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Application

Suitable for the mechanical fixing of the following:

  • Metal sheeting systems to up to 5 mm thickness metal purlins and rails.
  • Multiple components of steel, aluminium and metal framing systems where the build-up is a maximum of 6 mm thickness.

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 GreenDrive (8 mm hexagon integral socket with retaining clip).

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

Description

Stainless steel self-drilling fasteners for roofing and cladding (1.5–6 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.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Quality and Management Systems.

Applications:

Suitable for the mechanical fixing of the following:

  • Metal sheeting systems to up to 5 mm thickness metal purlins and rails.
  • Multiple components of steel, aluminium and metal framing systems where the build-up is a maximum of 6 mm thickness.

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 GreenDrive (8 mm hexagon integral socket with retaining clip).

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

General information
Material

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

Uniclass 2015
Pr_20_29_76_76 Self-drilling screwsPrimary
CAWS

H31/10 Metal

H31/110 Metal

H31/120 Metal

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Specification data - Self-drilling screws
Product Reference

DrillFast® A2/304 Stainless Steel Fasteners for 1.5–6.0 mm Steel, DF6-SS-5.5 x 30

Washers

Required

Consult manufacturer for information.

Not required

Standard product features

Size (l x diameter):

30 x 5.5 mm.

Material:

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

Coating:

Organic.

Head type:

Hexagon, 8 mm.

Drilling capacity:

1.5–6 mm (steel).

Minimum penetration (steel purlins and rails):

19 mm (through underside).

Build up:

0–5 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 1.5 mm steel: 2.30 kN; on 4 mm steel: 10.74 kN; on 6 mm steel: 11.95 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): 0.5 mm steel with A15 washer: 3.38 kN; on 0.7 mm steel with A15 washer: 4.78 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance, with no washer): 1.2 mm steel: 1.95 kN.

– Design values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance, to BS 5427): On 1.5 mm steel: 1.73 kN; on 4 mm steel: 8.07 kN; on 6 mm steel: 8.98 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): 0.5 mm steel with A15 washer: 2.54 kN; on 0.7 mm steel with A15 washer: 3.59 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance, with no washer): 1.2 mm steel: 1.47 kN.

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

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