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DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3.0 mm Steel
Application

For mechanically fixing composite panel systems to light metal purlins, rails, and timber. For use in the following locations:

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

To be fixed with Fixfast YellowDrive.

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

Description

Carbon steel self-drilling fasteners for roofing and cladding (1.2–3 mm).

Features and benefits:

  • High quality carbon steel with SAE1022 hardened case.
  • Good drilling and tapping performance.
  • High pull-out and shear performance.
  • High thread provides optimal clamping force to top sheet.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Quality and Management Systems.

Applications:

For mechanically fixing composite panel systems to light metal purlins, rails, and timber. For use in the following locations:

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

To be fixed with Fixfast YellowDrive.

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

General information
Material

Steel SAE1022 case, hardened

Uniclass 2015
Pr_20_29_76_76 Self-drilling screwsPrimary
Specification data - Self-drilling screws
Product Reference

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 65

65 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 85

85 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 105

105 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 130

130 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 150

150 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 180

180 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 200

200 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

DrillFast® Composite Panel Fasteners for 1.2–3 mm Steel, DF3-HT-5.5 x 250

250 x 5.5 mm (l x diameter).

Washer

Required

Consult manufacturer for information.

Not required

Standard product features

Material:

Steel SAE1022 case, hardened.

Coating:

Multiple layer, organic.

Head type:

Hexagon, 8 mm.

Drilling capacity:

1.2–3 mm (steel).

Minimum penetration:

- Light steel purlins:

16 mm (through underside).

- Softwood (35 mm embedment):

  • 20 mm minimum edge distance (across grain).
  • 50 mm minimum thickness.
  • 100 mm edge distance (end grain).

Build up:

11–230 mm (dependent on washer use).

Durability class:

  • Interior environments: C1 (25).
  • Semi-interior: 20.
  • Urban C2 (12).
  • Rural: C3.
  • Industrial/ coastal: C4.
  • Marine: C5.

Technical characteristics:

- Characteristic values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance, to BS 5427): On 1.2 mm steel: 1.52 kN; on 2 mm steel: 3.01 kN; on 3 mm steel: 5.42 kN; Softwood 35 mm embedment: 3.57 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): Composite panel with A15 washer: 0.93 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance): 1.2 mm steel with A15 washer: 0.92 kN.

- Design values:

  • Pull out values (axial load resistance, to BS 5427): On 1.2 mm steel: 1.14 kN; on 2 mm steel: 2.27 kN; on 3 mm steel: 4.08 kN; Softwood 35 mm embedment: 2.68 kN.
  • Pull through values (axial load resistance): Composite panel with A15 washer: 0.70 kN.
  • Shear values (lateral load resistance): 1.2 mm steel with A15 washer: 0.69 kN.

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

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