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Complete sheeting and cladding fastener systems

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.

System overview

Precision engineering

 

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:

 

  • Bemo
  • Eurobond
  • Firth Steels
  • Kingspan Insulated Panels
  • Kingspan Steel Building Solutions
  • Metsec
  • Garland R-MER
  • Tata
  • Trimo

 

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

Technical support

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.

Quality assured

 

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.

Sheeting and cladding product ranges