Our complete sheeting and cladding fastener systems are suitable for every type of build-up and application in both internal and external environments. In the UK, corrosivity of application is classified into types of environment, according to BS EN 9223:2012. The Fixfast range includes products which are suitable for the most demanding of applications, including marine locations, cold stores and swimming pools. Please consult our Datasheets for further information.
Fixfast has one of the widest ranges of high grade A4 and HCR stainless steel fasteners available on the market. Each system has been designed to provide optimum performance and is backed by our comprehensive technical support offering to give you peace of mind.
Products in application
There are a wide variety of sheeting and cladding systems used on industrial and commercial buildings. Fixfast can assist with the specification of fasteners and specialist components to suit the design and ensure your building envelope is safe and secure.
Every Fixfast fastener is designed in-house to exacting specifications. We work closely with OEMs to assess industry needs and design unique fasteners that deliver superior performance.
Our fasteners are unrivalled in the market, achieving consistently high pull-out and shear values. Every last detail from the materials used to the product dimensions and even the packaging has been designed to achieve the rigorous standards our customers demand.
Ease of installation: Fixfast self-drilling fasteners are designed for speed and accuracy of installation so you don’t end up wasting product or valuable installation time. This means you can confidently order the required quantity, because that’s all you’ll need.
Making fastener selection easy
Fixfast works closely in partnership with many major manufacturers to develop fastener systems to support their sheeting and cladding packages, including:
Kingspan Insulated Panels
Kingspan Steel Building Solutions
We have developed an extensive library of selector guides which give specific details of all the fasteners and accessories required to fix and seal each particular system. These can be obtained from our sales office as hard copy or can be downloaded here.
How we work with you
Our technical team is on hand to help you at any stage of your project and if required, we can assist you in product specification and selection. We have extensive experience in unusual applications, such as those with very high wind uplift or corrosive environments such as swimming pools. As a result, we can advise you about everything from steel grades and material choices to fastener options. This is backed by comprehensive technical information, including CAD and BIM files, pull out and shear values and wind uplift data.
We are committed to exceptional onsite support including technical advice and comprehensive testing and reporting to provide full information and ensure the correct products are used every time.
We have over 40 years of fastening engineering experience. Each product is manufactured to the highest standards and backed up by our trusted customer service to give you all the support you need. Depending on the building type and the system used, comprehensive warranties of up to 40 years are available.
We fully comply with the standards of relevant industry bodies including NFRC, MCRMA, RIDBA, CFA and CWCT and collaborate regularly with their technical task groups.
On site, when you need it
We understand the pressures our customers face on site and work hard to mitigate these wherever possible. We hold large quantities of stock so we can deliver your fasteners to site exactly when you need them.
Coloured head fasteners in a choice of either a bi-hexagon plastic or low-profile powder coated finish are produced in-house, giving us the flexibility to accommodate and expedite your urgent jobs.
Durable stainless steel fasteners for roofing, cladding and facades
DrillFast® A4/316 fasteners are a range of high-performance stainless steel fasteners for roofing, cladding and facade applications. They are suitable for use on projects with aluminium sheeting or components, and in extreme environmental conditions such as marine locations where corrosion resistance is of paramount importance.
Durable stainless steel fasteners for roofing, cladding and facades
DrillFast® Stainless A2/304 fasteners are a range of stainless steel fasteners for roofing, cladding and façade applications. They are suitable for use in medium risk corrosivity environments or on projects using aluminium sheeting or components.
Superior carbon steel fasteners for roofing and cladding
DrillFast Carbon fasteners are a market-leading range of carbon steel fasteners for roofing and cladding applications. Designed to offer superior drilling and tapping performance, DrillFast Carbon achieves consistently high pull-out and shear values and features a corrosion-resistant organic coating.
DrillFast® Lacquered fasteners are a range of low profile fasteners with highly durable powder-coated heads available in virtually any colour. They are perfect for any roofing, cladding or façade projects where aesthetics are important – and because they are available in A4/316 and A2/304 stainless steel, there is a DrillFast® Lacquered fastener suitable for virtually every environment, including extreme environmental conditions such as marine locations.
Coloured plastic head stainless steel fasteners for roofing and cladding
MatchFast® Stainless A2/304 are an unparalleled range of fasteners manufactured from Stainless steel A2/304 with coloured nylon heads for use in roofing and cladding. They are UV resistant and are suitable for use in medium risk corrosivity environments or on projects using aluminium sheeting or components.
Coloured plastic head fasteners for roofing and cladding
MatchFast® Carbon are an unparalleled range of fasteners manufactured from Carbon Steel with coloured nylon heads for use in roofing, cladding applications. They are UV resistant and feature a corrosion-resistant organic coating.
High-Corrosion resistant fasteners for use in extreme environments
TapFast® TF-HCR fasteners are a class-leading range of high corrosion-resistant (HCR) fasteners designed for use in roofing and cladding projects. They have been specifically designed for use in safety-critical structural applications within extreme risk corrosivity environments, such as swimming pools, or in buildings where extra durability is required.
High quality colour-matched rivets for roofing and cladding
Fixfast offers a range of high-quality blind rivets specifically designed for use in roofing, cladding and rainscreen applications. They complement Fixfast’s structural fasteners and are suitable for use in a wide range of applications, particularly for joining together thin gauge materials. They are manufactured from aluminium, carbon or stainless steel and the range includes colour-matched lacquered rivets to suit any design aesthetic.
High quality cleats and fasteners for Hard Metal roofing
DuraMet® is a high quality range of cleats and fasteners for securing hard metal roofing and cladding systems. They have been designed to create a versatile yet simple fixing system that gives architects and contractors the freedom to deliver a range of finishes, from dramatic standing seam cladding to traditional long strip roofing.
Fixfast offers an extensive range of high quality strip and tape sealants designed for isolating, joint and gap filling, thermal bridge protection, and sealing trim and flashing. Used together, Fixfast’s strip and tape sealants create a complete, efficient sealing solution for industrial roofing and cladding applications.